Course Title: Undertake community sector work within own community

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2199

Course Title: Undertake community sector work within own community

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5453C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Elizabeth-Anne Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4870

Course Contact Email: elizabeth-anne.cotter @rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required for workers to deal with a range of issues associated with delivery of programs and services to individual and communities within the context of community sector work in communities in which they are personally involved .


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites for this unit of competency.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS421A Undertake community sector work within own community

Elements:

2. Apply appropriate service frameworks and models

3. Work in a culturally safe manner

4. Apply strategies and policies relevant to service delivery

1. Address cultural issues and complexities when working in own community


Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit of competency you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following skills:  

 Addressing cultural issues and complexities when working in own community

Applying  appropriate service frameworks and models

Working in a culturally safe manner

Applying strategies and policies relevant to service delivery


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit of competency will be through a mix of in-class tasks, case studies, scenarios, workplacement based projects, group work and team work, problem based learning and responses to a range of underpinning knowledge questions as well as the development of an evidence portfolio linked to the unit of competency elements and workplace practice.