Course Title: Implement community development strategies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Implement community development strategies

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254065

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will explore the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals, groups and the community to identify issues and develop cooperative processes to facilitiate change.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD514B Implement community development strategies


1. Work with individuals and groups to identify issues

2. Work with groups to establish cooperative processes

3. Support group processes and skills development

4. Reflect on practice

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this unit requires you to complete written responses to questions represented in part B of the project portfolio. You are also required to obtain a 3rd party testimony which identifies activities you have undertaken. Both the written responses and 3rd party record require you to demonstrate the following knowledge and application of skills in relation to: Working with group members to identify common and shared issues.  Working with the group to enhance their capacity to work together productively .Supporting the group to establish cooperative processes to effectively undertake collective action. Developing networks that benefit community members.  Reflecting with the group to review group practice