Course Title: Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4267

Course Title: Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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)

HWSS5573C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

HWSS5607C

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 by the worker to facilitate the empowerment of a people with disability by fostering self determination, independence and strengths.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS302A Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities

Elements:

1. Work to enhance the independence and ‘self-determination’ of the person with a disability

2. Foster the independence of a person with a disability

3. Contribute to the development and review of policy and legislation related to disabilities and disability services


Learning Outcomes

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

1. Work to enhance the independence and ‘self-determination’ of the person with a disability

2. Foster the independence of a person with a disability

3. Contribute to the development and review of policy and legislation related to disabilities and disability services


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).