Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352

Course Title: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

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)

HWSS5704C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course you will develop the knowledge and skills required to work within a legal and ethical framework that supports duty of care requirements.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Elements:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of legislation and common law relevant to work role
 

2. Follow identified policies and practices
 

3. Work ethically
 

4. Recognise and respond when client rights and interests are not being protected
 


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks for this course consists of three written tasks which are both homework and class-based, and are centred around case studies presented in class and a field trip to the Children’s Court.