Provide advocacy and representation services
Unit Information about the CHCADV002 training material in this resource
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to formally represent the interests of service users. Representation will include the development of community representative and industry participative roles and positions in influencing policy processes and decision-making forums.
This unit applies to workers in health, community services or advocacy settings who are responsible for providing formal representation services to clients. Work at this level requires a degree of autonomy, judgement and responsibility for own outputs.
Unit mapping information
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Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. Where simulation is used, it must reflect real working conditions by modelling industry operating conditions and contingencies, as well as, using suitable facilities, equipment and resources.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.