Course Title: Facilitate links with other services

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Facilitate links with other services

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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)

HWSS5753C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

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


Course Description

This course is part of the Diploma of Youth Work. Designed for those working in the sector already, this particular course will help students consolidate the knowledge and skills required to liaise and facilitate linkages between community services including specialist and generalist services in the community to ensure support of people in need.


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:

CHCNET404B Facilitate links with other services

Elements:

Identify and maintain links with relevant services

Provide relevant information to services

Work with and support other organisations to enhance service delivery


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

Students will undertake numerous assessment tasks for this unit  throughout the year.   These are:

  • evidence portfolio
  • simulations
  • research paper
  • knowledge question
  • project brief
  • project evaluation.