Course Title: Develop and support relevant community resources

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4363 Certificate IV in Community Services

Course Title: Develop and support relevant community resources

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


Term1 2017

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with the community to develop relevant and effective resources to engender community support for initiatives aimed at specific groups.


This unit applies to workers in both health and community sectors and/or a community development work context. Workers at this level will be part of a professional team and under the guidance of a supervisor.


This course is clustered with the following:-

HWSS6074C Develop and provide community projects

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCDE005 Develop and support relevant community resources


1. Assess community resource requirements 1.1 Document resource requirements through participation of networks and stakeholder needs 1.2 Research existing available community resources and assess their capacity to meet priorities of the group 1.3 Develop strategies to address gaps in available resources 1.4 Develop strategies for the provision of resources to assist in meeting organisation objectives within funding considerations

2. Develop an information base 2.1 Establish and maintain professional networks with key people and organisations 2.2 Create opportunities to develop supportive connections between key people, including arranging and conducting meetings 2.3 Identify and plan for obstacles to effective contact between people and develop appropriate strategies to overcome these 2.4 Maintain records and make available as required to facilitate community interaction

3. Develop community resources 3.1 Develop resources with participation of key people 3.2 Follow processes and procedures to facilitate endorsement and implementation 3.3 Undertake appropriate work to ensure that maintenance of community resources is carried out according to agreed procedures and budget allocations

4. Facilitate community access to resources 4.1 Publicise availability of resources to target group, key people and organisations to encourage participation in activities 4.2 Make resources available to all users as required in accordance with organisation procedures 4.3 Review resources regularly to ensure usefulness and currency

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 Task 1: Online quizzes

Assessment Task 2: In class activities

Assessment Task 3:  Group assignments