COURSE TITLE: HIV / AIDS

UNIT STANDARD: 12463

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to be able to demonstrate an understanding of HIV/Aids issues affecting workers personally and in the workplace. The learner will be able to apply relevant national, industry and company policies and procedures for dealing with HIV/Aids in the workplace.

COURSE CONTENTS:

  1. Purpose of understanding and dealing with HIV/Aids;

  2. Explain and discuss HIV/Aids facts and figures;

  3. Relevant national, industry and company policies and procedures for dealing with HIV/Aids in the workplace;

  4. Identify behaviours that may create a risk of HIV transmission;

  5. An understanding of HIV/Aids issues affecting employees personally and in the workplace;

  6. Explain the rights and responsibilities of employees in the workplace with regard to HIV/Aids;

  7. Identify and apply relevant policies and procedures for dealing with HIV/Aids in the workplace;

  8. Relevant aspects of legislation dealing with HIV/Aids;

  9. Impact on broader community.