HIV and the Workplace

HIV and the Workplace

HIV AND THE WORKPLACE

1. SCOPE

This unit standard provides a broad introduction to HIV/AIDS in the workplace. It introduces a broad case of knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner`s own context and experience of the world of work.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Understanding the effects of HIV/AIDS on the immune system
  • Knowing how HIV/AIDS is transmitted
  • Knowing what behaviour is safe and what behaviour caries the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission
  • Knowing what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS and recognise own role in creating a caring work environment
  • Understanding the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for society, the economy, a business sub-sector, an organisation and a specific workplace

2. PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS / LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE

There is open access to this unit standard. Learners should:

  • Be competent in communication and mathematical literacy NQF level 2 

3. DURATION

1 Day

4. UNIT STANDARDS REFERENCE

13915    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace    NQF 3   4 credits

5. COST

Please refer to office for formal quotation.

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