Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5360 Diploma of Financial Counselling

Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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


Term1 2017

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email:

Course Description


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and enhance own practice through processes of reflection and ongoing professional development.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice


E1. Reflect on own practice

E2. Enhance own practice

E3. Facilitate ongoing professional development

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 initiate your own personal development plan in order to be pro-active in your own professional development. This will include practices of reflection and a good understanding of supervisory practices.

Overview of Assessment


To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment task to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment task.

  •  Written Project: Personal Development plan