Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4262

Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL5930C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

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


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Elements:

Demonstrate an understanding of legislation and common law relevant to work role

Follow identified policies and practices

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

Work ethically


Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements;

Demonstrate an understanding of legislation and common law relevant to work role
Follow identified policies and practices
Recognise and respond when client rights and interests are not being protected
Work ethically




Overview of Assessment

Students will undertake written tasks in class, such as case studies, to demonstrate their competence in this area, as well as participate in class discussions.  They are also required to answer the question ’what does working ethically mean?’   (400 - 600 words) This question is to be asked after they have participated in some work placement and is due August 13.