Course Title: Participate in the community

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1075 Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Title: Participate in the community

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

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Course Description

 In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to participate effectively in the local community by accessing information about a range of services and facilities to meet your needs.

This unit contains employability skills. 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21780 Participate in the community


1.Locate community services in the local area

2. Identify own rights and responsibilities as a member of the community

3. Identify own rights as a consumer

4. Develop community networks

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment




Assessment Type

Assessment Task 1

Research project






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