Course Title: Enhance own skills and self confidence

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1073 Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Title: Enhance own skills and self confidence

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


Term1 2014

Course Contact: Liz Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4870

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop strategies to enhance the skills and confidence to participate effectively in the community. It focuses on helping  you to identify personal skills, develop self-confidence, demonstrate socially responsible behaviour, and develop interpersonal, independent living and problem-solving skills.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20489 Enhance own skills and self confidence


1. Develop strategies to promote self awareness

2. Develop strategies to promote self confidence

3. Identify a range of services and facilities

4. Develop strategies to promote independent living skills

5. Develop strategies to promote problem solving

6. Develop strategies to promote respectful relationships

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied  the following skills and knowledge:

- communication skills to participate in discussion about personal, self confidence, respectful relationships and protective behaviours

- problem solving skills to identify self confidence/self esteem issues and strategies to deal with/resolve situations concerning emotional and physical safety

- self management skills

- planning and organisation skills to promote self confidence

- teamwork skills to work with others respectfully and responsibly and strategies to seek assistance for self or others

- an understanding of the agencies/ support persons to go to for assistance when required

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is ongoing and contains the following:

Simple written questions

Short answer questions

Case Study