Course Title: Work effectively in the community sector

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5334 Diploma of Community Services (Financial counselling)

Course Title: Work effectively in the community sector

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.

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School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email: mary-josephine.wallwork@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a community work or service delivery setting.

 

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector

Elements:

E1. Work ethically

E2. Communicate effectively in a community work or service delivery setting

E3. Work effectively within the community services system

E4. Demonstrate commitment to relevant values and philosophy underpinning work in the sector

E5. Maintain work standards

E6. Take responsibility for personal skill development

E7. Reflect on own practice


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. By applying these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to work effectively within the community sector.


Overview of Assessment

 

Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • Research project
  • Case study scenarios and questions
  • Short answer questions