• MANAGING HIV and AIDS IN THE WORKPLACE

NQF Level: 3
  • Unit Std

    13915

  • Credits

    4

  • Duration

    2 Days

About Course

The Purpose of the module is to provide Managers with knowledge and understanding of 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.

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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.

Target Group

Supervisors/Managers/ Health and Safety Representatives, Health and Safety Committee Members/SHEQ Managers etc.

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