Qualification details

LMT40907 - Certificate IV in Supply and Fitting of Pre-manufactured Medical Grade Footwear (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSMB403A - Market the small businessMarket the small business N/A
LMTMF4001A - Select and adjust pre-fabricated footwear-related orthosesSelect and adjust pre-fabricated footwear-related orthoses N/A
LMTMF4002A - Conduct medical grade footwear assessments for clients with footwear-related medical conditionsConduct medical grade footwear assessments for clients with footwear-related medical conditions N/A
LMTMF4003A - Modify medical grade footwearModify medical grade footwear N/A
LMTMF4004A - Select and adjust pre-fabricated medical grade footwear and accessoriesSelect and adjust pre-fabricated medical grade footwear and accessories N/A
MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
MSAENV472B - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
SIRXCCS002A - Interact with customersInteract with customers N/A
SIRXINV002A - Maintain and order stockMaintain and order stock N/A
SIRXSLS001A - Sell products and servicesSell products and services N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393114 Shoemaker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4943-13 Medical Grade Shoemaker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Footwear 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Medical Grade Footwear Fitting Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393114 Shoemaker 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4943-13 Medical Grade Shoemaker 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

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Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge and skills gained in this qualification will prepare a person to perform a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practice and provision of some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the skills.

Application 

This qualification covers the skills needed to supply and fit pre-manufactured medical grade footwear. It includes a basic level of modification skills.

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of eight (8) units according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have achieved relevant industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT50207 Diploma of Medical Grade Footwear or other relevant manufacturing or management qualifications.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Certificate IV in Supply and Fitting or Pre-fabricated Medical Grade Footwear 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the medical grade footwear industries for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • read and interpret client assessments and prescriptions
  • ensure the sufficiency and relevance of client information
  • consult with other parties to clarify or obtain client information
  • discuss client's expectations, current conditions and assessment needs and negotiate assessment and treatment requirements
  • provide information to clients about services and products
  • negotiate appointment requirements with client
  • reassure client to reduce anxiety or stress
  • take and analyse foot measurements
  • provide pre-treatment briefing to client
  • record measurement and assessment data
  • maintain client files

Teamwork 

  • gather and provide client information to other health care providers, in order to ensure effective client treatment
  • work with the client to ensure correct fit of footwear and orthoses
  • work collaboratively with other health professionals
  • maintain client documentation for use by other health professionals if required
  • receive and provide referrals for client care
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • determine client requirements for footwear and orthoses
  • determine modification and adjustment requirements for footwear and orthoses
  • identify and act on environmental hazards
  • determine client mobility issues to provide appropriate aids
  • identify and address client medical grade footwear needs
  • identify and source additional client information requirements
  • identify and report environmental hazards
  • match clients needs and goals with treatment options
  • undertake physical examinations of the foot and identify medical conditions
  • conduct gait analysis, measurements and trial fittings
  • analyse assessment data and prescriptions
  • prioritise client needs and formulate action plans for treatment
  • develop treatment specifications and time-frames
  • make modifications to footwear and orthoses
  • specify construction, materials and styles to meet client requirements
  • determine dimensional and therapeutic factors for footwear and orthoses
  • coordinate fitting processes

Initiative and enterprise 

  • make referrals
  • identify non-conformances to standards and take appropriate action
  • identify opportunities for improvement to environmental performance
  • look for efficient ways to meet client physical needs
  • negotiate treatment options with client to meet physical needs and client priorities and expectations

Planning and organising 

  • plan assessment and treatment processes to achieve determined outcomes for client
  • determine and fittings treatment schedules
  • provide an effective assessment environment
  • prioritise client needs and formulate action plans for treatment
  • identify client information requirements
  • select appropriate techniques and materials
  • organise client information and records for future reference

Self-management 

  • check equipment and materials for use
  • ensure compliance with requirements and specifications
  • manage work to meet targets
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • identify and apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • manage work load priorities
  • assess work against specifications and quality standards
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • recognise limits of own expertise
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge
  • maintain currency of information relating to work
  • seek and apply information from client about condition
  • refer to other professionals as required
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice

Technology 

  • ensure correct, efficient and safe use of machines, tools and equipment in the enterprise
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • handle and use chemicals and footwear materials correctly and safely

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Supply and Fitting of Pre-manufactured Medical Grade Footwear, competency must be achieved in eight (8) units of competency.

  • Four (4) core units of competency
  • Four (4) elective units of competency as specified below.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all four (4) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTMF4001A

Select and adjust prefabricated footwear-related orthoses

LMTMF4002A

Conduct medical grade footwear assessments for clients with footwear related medical conditions

LMTMF4004A

Select and adjust prefabricated medical grade footwear and accessories

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select four (4) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group A
  • A maximum of two (2) units may be selected from Group B
  • The remainder must be selected from Group A.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBSMB403A

Market the small business

LMTMF4003A

Modify medical grade footwear

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

SIRXCCS002A

Interact with customers

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

SIRXSLS001A

Sell products and services

SIRXSLS002A

Advise on products and services

GROUP B 

Other Medical Grade Footwear units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 2) or V (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 2) and V (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 2) and V (maximum 1)

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