Course Title: Work legally and ethically

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Work legally and ethically

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

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)

HWSS6095C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

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 skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.

 

This unit is delivered with HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health safety

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Elements:

1. Identify and respond to legal requirements

2. Identify and meet ethical responsibilities

3. Contribute to workplace improvements


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment.

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks. 

Assessment 1 

This assessment requires you to consider what it means to work within a legal and ethical framework as a youth worker.

Case study scenario with written answers to questions on working with a client as a youth worker within the legal and ethical framework for youth work practice.   Word limit 50 – 100 words per question.

Assessment 2

This assessment requires you to consider what it means to work within the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations as youth worker with clients.

Case study scenario with written answers to questions on responding to a client “episode” as a youth worker to demonstrate your knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety concerns in youth work practice.  Respond to the case study scenario with a Risk Assessment template found online and in Blackboard.  

You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Blackboard for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

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