Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6019C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: +61 (3) 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to maintain safety through effective response to potential or actual critical situations.  This is particularly applicable for workers in specialist services, in residential work sites, or in the community.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations

Elements:

1. Implement risk-minimisation strategies

2. Maintain a safe environment for young people

3. Prevent escalation of violent behaviour

4. Secure the safety of clients


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

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).

Assessments will include:

Assessment

Assessment Type

Word limit or equivalent

Assessment one

Reflective questions and interview written responses to questions and reflective practice

800 – 1200

Assessment two

Case study – written response to questions and/or role play

800 – 1200

Assessment three

Self-care plan

800 - 1200

 

-       assessment requirements aligned to WIL activities.

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.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

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