Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Work with diverse people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
Term2 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 gain the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

This unit is taught and assessed with CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elements:

1. Reflect on own perspectives

2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

4. Promote understanding across diverse groups


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

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.

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

Assessment 1: Questions and Answers

Cultural diversity in Australia today 

Assessment 2: Questions and Answers / Research

Cultural Competence / Cultural 

Assessment 3: Questions and Answers / Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, strengths and history 

Assessment 4: Questions and Answers / Research

Working in a culturally appropriate manner with the Aboriginal community and organisations

Assessment 5: Role Play

Cross cultural communications and resolving misunderstandings

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.

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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