Course Title: Plan and conduct group activities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Plan and conduct group activities

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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


Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: 99254454

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to participate in and provide general support for a range of informal and formal groups in a variety of settings.




Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities


2. Coordinate a group planning process

4. Evaluate group activities

3. Manage group processes and conflict

1. Plan group activities and resources

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 assessments to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).


Assessment task one 

  Formulate a plan for a group project or activity with young people by working with the group to identify their interests


 Assessment task two

Develop an outline of the three (3) activities for a group of young people. Each activity should address a different type of group with diverse participants.

Conduct the group activities with participants selected from your class and video one of the activities to submit for assessment (3 - 5 minutes)


 Assessment task three Provide an outline of the resources needed to run the thee group activities, and strategies for evaluating the group activity


 Assessment task four

 Explain why knowledge of the stages of group formation are needed by youth workers who run group activities (response to written questions (100 words per response)


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