Course Title: Work effectively with people with a disability

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

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)

HWSS5696C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course 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

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability

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


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


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 a number of assessment tasks which focus on an understanding of theory - research and report, a case study and response, short answer questions and your field placement record.