Course Title: Work within a community development framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4313

Course Title: Work within a community development framework

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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)

HWSS5685C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Course Contact: Julian Silverman

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4578

Course Contact Email: julian.silverman@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work within a community development framework. A community development framework may include a range of methods designed to strengthen and develop communities by enhancing individual and group capacity to confidently engage with community structures and to address problems and issues.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework

Elements:

Distinguish between private and public issues arising in community development work

Operate within a community development framework

Work effectively with diversity in the community

Work with groups to achieve community development outcomes


Learning Outcomes

  


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

- Self and Supervisor Assessment
- Simulation