Course Title: Provide leadership as a practitioner in community services

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0045

Course Title: Provide leadership as a practitioner in community services

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 & Social Studies


Term1 2014

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to provide leadership in the practice of one or more disciplines in the community sector. The leadership role includes the development and promotion of effective and where appropriate innovative approaches to achieving outcomes for clients, providing practice supervision of other practitioners and influencing policy and system change. The skills described in this course may be applied across a range of community sector workplace contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCORG701C Provide leadership as a practitioner in community services


1.Identify opportunities for effective leadership as a practitioner in the community sector

2.Work collaboratively with colleagues and other stakeholders

3.Promote and maintain quality performance in community sector work

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

Assessment for this course is based on workplace observation.