Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3401 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Course Title: Work with diverse people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: Renee.Costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

Course Description  This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.   This unit applies to all workers. 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elements:

1. Reflect on own perspectives

2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

4. Promote understanding across diverse groups


Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment  This unit of competency is delivered and assessed with the following units of competency:   • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services   • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care    There will be three forms of assessment including knowledge quizzes, simulated assessments and practical assessments undertaken in the work place.   The assessment tasks are as follows: Task 1: Knowledge quiz Task 2: Workplace documentation (Hazard audit) Task 3: Practical demonstration (Meal assistance) Task 4: Practical demonstration (Manual handling) Task 5: Practical demonstration (Leisure & lifestyle) Task 6: Simulation activity (Emergency response)