Course Title: Engage respectfully with young people

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EMPL7010C

Course Title: Engage respectfully with young people

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4262 - Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Contact : Spiros Soulis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4230

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

There are no pre-requisite courses required.

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively with young people (aged 12–25) in work roles with a specific focus on young people.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH401A Engage respectfully with young people



Performance Criteria:


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Communicate effectively with a diversity of young people
  2. Reflect understanding of youth cultures, sub cultures and developmentment
  3. Work with the young person as the focus

Details of Learning Activities

Your practical placement during this course (240 hours) will provide the learning opportunities necessary to develop the required skills knowledge and attitude for this qualification.

Teaching Schedule

There are no classes scheduled for this unit. All learning will take place during your practical placement.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

This unit forms a major part of the practical placement component of this qualification. Assessment is undertaken within the work environment. Students are required to assess their own level of competency during their placement period which is then discussed and confirmed with their workplace supervisor and placement coordinator.

Assessment Tasks

During your Practical placements – what were some of the diverse groups of people you came into contact with and how did you demonstrate your ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with them.

Your answer must demonstrate an understanding of engagement and communication techniques, which are effective when working with young people with a diverse range of presenting issues and experiences. This must include knowledge of :

Your work role
Principles of access and equity
Current issues facing young people

Length: 300 – 500 words.

Due Date: August 1st 2011

Assessment Matrix

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