Course Title: Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to monitor and upgrade organisation approaches to young people with complex needs.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH005 Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs


1. Develop support programs for young people

2. Ensure that young people with complex needs receive appropriate services

3. Liaise with other services and organisations

4. Monitor and upgrade support provided by the organisation

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).



Assessment Type

Assessment one

Written responses to a case study scenario

The student will develop case notes and a support plan for a young person using the agency templates (provided by the facilitator and in Bb)

Assessment two

 Research and respond to questions about youth work programs and services

Assessment three

Work place assessment including 240 hours of WIL placement, role play, demonstration of skills in a simulated work environment, written response to questions, work placement report, WI workplace supervisor report, and assessment by the RMIT supervisor in the workplace

Assessment four

Observation in either a simulated and /or workplace environment


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