Course Title: Support community action

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Support community action

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Sonia Le Fevre

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 992549914

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to support the community to represent their own needs through social and public action.

This unit is intended for application within a community work or community development work context.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD508C Support community action


1.Respond to community needs

2.Support identified community needs

3.Evaluate effectiveness of community action

Learning Outcomes

See elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be through a mix of in-class tasks, workplace based projects and a workplace assessment. A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.