Course Title: Support the management of adult offenders within the Victorian correctional framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4323 Certificate IV in Justice

Course Title: Support the management of adult offenders within the Victorian correctional framework

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

JUST5727

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Irene Pagliarella, Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581

Course Contact Email: irene.pagliarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to support the application of legislative and systemic processes in the management of adult offenders in the Victorian correctional framework.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

N/A



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20871 Support the management of adult offenders within the Victorian correctional framework

Elements:

1. Review the key features of the Victorian correctional system

 

2. Investigate key components of the Victoria correctional system

 

3. Develop professional practice strategies to support management of adult offenders

 


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 and the following;

  • Develop and practice strategies, including application of legal and compliance requirements, problem‐solving, and communication processes, to support the management of adult offenders across a range of key components of the Victorian correctional system
  • Provide evidence of the knowledge of the evolution of theories and practices in correctional systems that inform contemporary practice and process
  • Provide evidence of knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Provide evidence of knowledge of the functions and purpose of the main components of the Victorian correctional framework


Overview of Assessment

Assessments may incorporate a variety of methods including case studies, observations, lectures, class discussion, essays and an exam. This will include:

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca