Course Title: Work effectively in the community sector

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4357

Course Title: Work effectively in the community sector

Portfolio: DSC

Credit Points: 40

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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)

HWSS8117C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Zaina Nehme

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4552

Course Contact Email: zainaindira.nehne@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a community work or service delivery setting with communities, clients, carers, staff, visitors, suppliers and others to meet established work requirements.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector

Elements:

1. Work ethically

2. Communicate effectively in a community work or service delivery setting

3. Work effectively within the community services system

4. Demonstrate commitment to relevant values and philosophy underpinning work in the sector

5. Maintain work standards

6. Take responsibility for personal skill development

7. Reflect on own practice


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

Assessment for this cluster is based on completion of several tasks consisting of short answer questions, quizzes, class presentations, research projects and portfolio production.