Course Title: Develop and implement community development strategies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Develop and implement community development strategies

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)

HWSS5451C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4065

Course Contact Email: mandy.morrison@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work in the community to facilitate public awareness and resolution of a range of issues of public concern.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisite courses required.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD615A Develop and implement community development strategies

Elements:

1. Establish and build community based group processes

2. Research and analyse structures and systems relevant to the public concern

3. Facilitate processes to support community action

4. Develop and maintain relevant networks


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Establish and build community based group processes
  2. Research and analyse structures and systems relevant to the public concern
  3. Facilitate processes to support community action
  4. Develop and maintain relevant networks


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is based on responding to written questions about your community development project, about community based processes and the support you receive for the project from government and local organisations and networks. Responses to written questions about different approaches to community development including locally based/ locally managed community organisations, community education, social action and asset based community development will also be required in the workshop.