Course Title: Work effectively with young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2199

Course Title: Work effectively with young people

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Elizabeth-Anne Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4870

Course Contact Email: Elizabeth-anne.cotter

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work with and for young people within an ethical, social, political and economic context. This unit may apply to community services work in a range of contexts.

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:

CHCYTH301D Work effectively with young people


1. Develop a professional rapport with young people

2. Address issues associated with the culture of young people

3. Recognise that youth culture is distinct

Learning Outcomes

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

Developing a professional rapport with young people

Addressing issues associated with the culture of young people

Recognising that youth culture is distinct

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.