Course Title: Support youth programs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Support youth programs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 150.0

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)

HWSS5435C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

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


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to devise, set up, coordinate, deliver and evaluate activities and programs for individuals and groups.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


To gain entry into CHC51408 Diploma of Youth Work candidates must:

Be recognised, as competent through a recognised training package or recognition process, against the following compulsory units of CHC41808 Certificate IV in Youth Work:

 CHCCOM403C Utilise specialist communication skills to build relationships
 CHCCS404A Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
 CHCCS422A Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately
 CHCYTH401A Engage respectfully with young people
 CHCYTH402A Work effectively with young people within the youth work context
 HLTHIR403B Work effectively with culturally diverse clients & co-workers
 HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes

OR

Have suitable relevant youth sector experience and knowledge to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

 The application of knowledge with depth in some areas and demonstration of a broad range of technical and other skills
 A wide range of tasks and skills in a variety of contexts, with a complexity in the range and choices of actions required
 The exercise of discretionary judgement and decision making under general guidance.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH505D Support youth programs

Elements:

Prepare activity/program plan.

Deliver activity/program.

Evaluate activity/program.

Identify the activity/program required.


Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements;

Prepare activity/program plan.
Deliver activity/program.
Evaluate activity/program.
Identify the activity/program required.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit enables participants to gain skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to their workplace while being encouraged to share current work practices. Assessment tasks involve team and individual projects and written assessment including questions and case studies. Based on your individual learning plan, you will be offered a number of learning strategies including workshop attendance, project work development and workplace support to your assessment needs for this program.