Course Title: Work effectively with young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4262

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)


Brunswick Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Spiros Soulis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4230

Course Contact Email:

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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH301D Work effectively with young people



Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit you will achieve abd demonstrate competence in the following elements:

  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

Overview of Assessment

This unit will be assessed using a combination of in-class tasks, group presentations and individual research assignments. There is an emphasis on students demonstrating their understanding of the techniques used to working with young people. This will be demonstrated through a number of role plays and set scenarios.