Course Title: Maintain legal and ethical work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Maintain legal and ethical work practices

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)

HWSS5750C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254065

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


Course Description

In this course you will explore the knowledge and skills required to maintain the application of legal and ethical work practices by monitoring, coordinating and promoting their importance in providing community services and supporting duty of care requirements.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS502C Maintain legal and ethical work practices

Elements:

1. Promote the importance of applying legislation and common law relevant to work role
 

2. Monitor application of organisation policies and practices
 

3. Monitor ethical work practices
 

4. Take corrective action when client rights and interests are not being protected
 


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

The assessment activities for this course require you to demonstrate your knowledge and application of skills in relation to the legal and ethical legislative & policy frameworks which provide guidelines for ethical community development practice.