Course Title: Communicate effectively with gender equity stakeholders

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0048 Course in Gender Equity

Course Title: Communicate effectively with gender equity stakeholders

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 48

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2021

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate gender equity key messages to a range of different stakeholders using an intersectional approach.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. 

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required to develop and deliver gender equity key messages in the workplace to a range of internal and external stakeholders, colleagues and other staff using an intersectional approach. The purpose of communication may be to inform, educate, influence or engage for action.

It includes preparing for communication, developing a communication plan, delivering gender equity key messages and reviewing and revising key messages. It includes planning for and responding to backlash and disclosures of family violence and/or harassment.

This unit applies to practitioners and professionals with varying degrees of responsibility working in roles that have a responsibility to communicate gender equity to stakeholders. This unit enhances the ability to communicate effectively to promote and engage people in gender equity work within known work environments and work practices.

This course is delivered an assessed in a cluster with;

VU22773: Establish support for gender equity work

VU22774: Explore gender equity policy and practice in the workplace

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VU22770: Develop a gender lens to support gender equity work.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22772 Communicate effectively with gender equity stakeholders


1. Communicate gender equity key messages

2. Develop a gender equity communication plan

3. Prepare a gender equity communication strategy

4. Review and revise communication strategy and plan

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessments will include knowledge questions, a project, communication planning and policy review