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Skill set details

HLTSS00052 - Allied Health Assistance - Nutrition and Dietetics Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

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Supersedes HLTSS00002 - Allied health assistance - nutrition and dietetics skill setThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to units. Minimum work requirement of 120 hours. 07/Dec/2015

Release Status:
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1 1 (this release) 08/Dec/2015

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Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes HLTSS00002 Allied health assistance - nutrition and dietetics skill set. Significant changes to units. Minimum work requirement of 120 hours.

Description

This skill set applies to allied health assistants and work should be performed under the direction and supervision (direct, indirect or remote) of an allied health professional. It reflects the skill requirements for those working in allied health (nutrition and dietetics).

Units

HLTAHA018 Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines

HLTAHA019 Assist with monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

HLTAHA020 Support food services in menu and meal order processing

HLTAHA021 Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the HLT Health Training Package, including HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Nil.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Health or related field

or

  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Target Group

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals working in the health industry who wish to develop skills in nutrition and dietetics.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from HLT Health Training Package meet industry requirements for work in allied health assistance in nutrition and dietetics.