Course Title: Maintain ethical conduct

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Maintain ethical conduct

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 10.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: David Colechin

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 1374

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course provides the competency required to maintain professional and ethical conduct when dealing with colleagues, clients, and employers. It is based on the Australian Computer Society’s Code of Ethics but does not in any way replace the ACS code of ethics.
This is an online course, apart from an introductory lecture in the first week of semester.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITTW214A Maintain ethical conduct


Ensure correct representation.

Maintain good work practices.

Produce code of ethics

Produce quality products and services.

Protect the interests of clients.

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment involves maintenance of an Ethics Diary. This should include thoughts, reflections, comments, observations, of various ethical issues that may arise at work, at RMIT, etc.
Assessment may also include written exercises, participation in online discussion boards, etc.
This course is competency based only, and will not be graded.