Course Title: Work effectively with people with a disability

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3260

Course Title: Work effectively with people with a disability

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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)

HWSS5541C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

HWSS5606C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Course Contact: Janet Hood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4637

Course Contact Email: janet.hood@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills required to working and communicating with people with a disability. The course covers techniques to assist people with their activities daily living, including showering and dressing.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS301A Work effectively with people with a disability

Elements:

   


Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the delivery of quality services for people with disabilities.

2. Communicate effectively with people with a disabiltiy.

3. Demonstrate the capacity to support rights, interests and needs of people with disabilities.

4. Demonstrate the capacity to provide support across a range of disability types.

5. Respond to situations of risk or potential risk to people with disabilities.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks will include a variety of activities including: role plays, similated work environments, discussion of case studies and questionnaires.