Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4246

Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Portfolio: BUS

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work within a legal and ethical framework that supports duty of care requirements.

This unit is to be assessed in relation to the specific legal and ethical context of the work role/s and requirements to which it applies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Plan Code C4246GTA

For Plan Code C4246GTA, the unit CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework, will be co-taught with BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace and BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes. Participants in this program are expected to be currently employed as a Field Officer in a Victorian Group Training Organisation.  The learning and assessment materials for this program are contextualised to the Group Training Organisation environment.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework


1. Demonstrate in all work, an understanding of the legal responsibilities and obligations of the work role.

2. Follow identified policies and practices

3. Work ethically

4. Recognise and respond when client rights and interests are not being protected

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will follow the unit guidelines:

  • The individual being assessed must provide evidence of specified essential knowledge as well as skills
  • This unit will be most appropriately assessed in the workplace or in a simulated workplace and under the normal range of workplace conditions
  • It is recommended that assessment or information for assessment will be conducted or gathered over a period of time and cover the normal range of workplace situations and settings