Course Title: Work effectively with people with a disability

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4267

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: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254411

Course Contact Email: anthony.graham@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required as an introduction to working and communicating with people with a disability.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS301A Work effectively with people with a disability

Elements:

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

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


2. Communicate effectively with people with a disability


Learning Outcomes

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

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

2. Communicate effectively with people with a disability

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

A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence: Based on the individual student’s knowledge, skills and experience: an individual learning plan will be negotiated and developed. Students may be offered a number of assessment tasks and learning strategies such as workshop attendance, case studies, research project work and workplace activities and support to meet their assessment needs for this course (unit of competency).