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


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 support the community to represent their own needs through social and public action

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD508D Support community action


1. Respond to community needs

2. Support identified community needs

3. Evaluate effectiveness of community action

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 how you have developed processes, within the context of your community organisation or group and in collaboration with community members, to identify and respond  to community needs through collective action including capacity building. You will be required  to complete written documentation which demonstrates how you have effectively worked with your community and  provide reflection upon the successes and challenges of community activities undertaken to address shared issues.