Course Title: Coordinate the work environment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: EMPL7023C

Course Title: Coordinate the work environment

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: Bundoora Campus

Program: C5313 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)

Course Contact: Leeanne Mond

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Erica O’Donoghue

Phone: 9925 7573


Nominal Hours: 90

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to undertake supervisory and coordinating activities in work groups in community service organisations

The skills described in this unit may be applied across a range of community services workplace contexts

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CHCORG506D Coordinate the work environment


1. Contribute to and promote effective work practices
2. Promote effective workplace relations
3. Facilitate work group activities
4. Develop and implement staffing processes as required
5. Advocate for workplace health and safety and fair employment practices

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students should be able to:

• Plan and undertake supervisory and coordinated work group activities

Details of Learning Activities

Classroom teacher delivery

Group work

Self directed learning



Teaching Schedule

Lesson 1  Workplan Activity

Lesson 2  Barriers

Lesson 3  Workplace Induction

Lesson 4  Creating & Maintaining Harmony

Lesson 5  Conflict

Lesson 6  Facilitate Work Activities

Lesson 7   Causes of Conflict

Lesson 8 & 9  Assessment : Plan 7 Develop

Lesson 10   Recruitment Day

Lesson 11  Interview Process

Lesson 12 & 13   Origami Instructions and Class work

Lesson 14  Policy and procedure

Lesson 15 & 16  Interview Day

Lesson 17 Revision

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of nursing. (2014) 3rd Edition. Pearson:Australia. (3 book set/shrink wrapped)


Other Resources



Power Points

Overview of Assessment

Underpinning knowledge for this unit of competency will be assessed via the following methods:

  • Group class presentation
  • Written Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1. Plan, Develop & Recruit for a Graduate EN Position

Assessment 2. Plan and participate in the interview process

Assessment Matrix

See assessment matrix on Blackboard

Other Information

Re-submission of Assessment

Re-submission for students who have attempted to undertake assessment and attended all lab sessions will be given a further opportunity to demonstrate competence.

Re-submission may be granted on the recommendation of the teacher to the program coordinator.

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