Course Title: Support group activities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Support group activities

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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

Course Contact: Dianne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email:

Course Description


In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to participate in, and provide general support for, group work. It does not include the leadership or facilitation of groups.  It applies to youth workers involved group work in a range of community service settings who work according to established organisation procedures.

This unit is taught and assessed with CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCGRP001 Support group activities


1. Identify the purpose of the group

2. Establish and maintain group relationships

3. Organise resources for group activities

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


Assessments will include: 



Assessment Type

Word limit or equivalent

Assessment one

Written response to questions

800 - 1200

Assessment two

Program and Evaluation Plan

800 – 1200

Assessment three

Workplace simulation – role play


Assessment four

WIL work place supervisor third party report




-       assessment requirements aligned to WIL activities.

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