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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7098C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

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



Course Description

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

This course is clustered with four (4) other courses:

  • CHCFIN001 Facilitate the financial counselling process
  • CHCFIN002 Identify and apply technical information to assist clients with financial issues
  • CHCFIN003 Develop and use financial counselling tools and techniques
  • CHCLEG002 Interpret and use legal information

These five courses are delivered and assessed together.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elements:

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

Your knowledge and skills are assessed through:

  • an applied project
  • online quiz/knowledge questions.