Courses & Units

Principles of Individualised Support ZAC103

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart


In this unit, you will explore and compare different models of service design articulation and delivery and how they influence health and wellbeing outcomes for diverse population groups. With a focus on rights, self-determination and strengths-based approaches, you will investigate the key principles of consumer engagement and participation, person-centred partnerships and codesign. You will explore the concepts of wellness, empowerment, reablement and recovery and how they can be used to support individuals, families and communities to achieve meaningful, purpose-driven outcomes.


Unit name Principles of Individualised Support
Unit code ZAC103
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator Doctor Anne Heath
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and evaluate different models of service design and delivery to inform best practice in individualised support.
  • Communicate and use person-centred and strengths-based approaches to achieve purpose-driven outcomes for individuals and groups.
  • Apply consumer engagement, partnership and co-design principles and skills to make decisions and plan solutions.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090500 $1,828.00 $858.00 $1,002.00 $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching Pattern

2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).

AssessmentAT2: Co-design Interview (30%)|AT1: Strengths Assessment and Reflection (20%)|AT3: Case Study (50%)
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