Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6147 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with Manage and promote diversity (CHCDIV003).


Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5736C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (DHHS)

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.

This course applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibility for legal and ethical compliance in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

Elements:

1.Research information required for legal compliance

1.1 Identify sources of information about compliance requirements

1.2 Evaluate own area of work and determine scope of compliance requirements

1.3 Access and interpret information relevant to area of work

1.4 1dentify risks, penalties and consequences of non compliance

1.5 Assess and act on need for specialist legal advice

2. Determine ethical responsibilities

2.1 Identify the ethical framework that applies to the work context

2.2 Incorporate scope of practice considerations as part of ethical practice

2.3 Evaluate responsibilities to workers, clients and the broader community

2.4 Model ethical behaviour in own work

 

3. Develop and communicate policies and procedures

3.1 Clearly articulate and document policies and procedures to support legal and ethical practice in readily accessible formats

3.2 Integrate documentation and record keeping requirements into policies and procedures

3.3 Ensure systems protect client information

3.4 Nominate the roles and responsibilities of different people in meeting requirements where multiple people are involved

3.5 Distribute policies, procedures and legal information to colleagues and peers in a timely fashion

4. Monitor compliance

4.1 Evaluate work practices for non-compliance on an ongoing basis, and implement modifications

4.2 Maintain and update required accreditations or certifications

4.3 Refer issues or breaches of ethical or legal practice to relevant people

5. Maintain knowledge of compliance requirements

5.1 Identify and use opportunities to maintain knowledge of current and emerging legal requirements and ethical issues

5.2 Share updated knowledge and information with peers and colleagues.

5.3 Pro-actively engage in process of review and improvement


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

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with Manage and promote diversity (CHCDIV003)

 

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Analyse, improve and communicate a diversity policy and procedure

Task 2: Case study scenario 

Task 3: knowledge questions