Course Title: Develop and implement community programs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5334

Course Title: Develop and implement community programs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 125.0

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


Course Contact: Mary-Josephine Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 2328

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Course Description

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills required to develop community programs to ensure maximum participation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD404E Develop and implement community programs


E3. Implement programs

3.1 Where appropriate, conduct and evaluate pilots and make adjustments to ensure the program achieves its objectives
3.2 Implement programs in accordance with the development plan
3.3 Develop and implement promotion and marketing strategies
3.4 Develop and maintain systems and resources for administrative support of community programs
3.5 Encourage target group to participate fully in the program

E2. Design programs with the community

2.1 Develop a program plan which reflects identified parameters and incorporates an evaluation of a range of program options
2.2 Undertake consultation to determine preferred program options particularly in areas of high need or with targeted communities
2.3 Seek help from participating agencies for implementation arrangements
2.4 Identify and seek resources

E4. Evaluate programs

4.1 Evaluate program design and outcomes according to criteria and specifications identified in the program plan
4.2 Use results of evaluation for revision and ongoing development
4.3 Involve interested and/or relevant people in program evaluation

E1. Develop program parameters

1.1 Analyse issues of wide community concern to develop an agency position and to ascertain the need for new program /s
1.2 Undertake appropriate work to ascertain support, capacity for a coordinated effort and factors which will effect provision of services
1.3 Undertake research to identify key people, issues to be addressed, possible strategies and options for action
1.4 Undertake appropriate planning and liaison including developing concept plans in consultation with relevant communities and stakeholders

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 will include assessment tasks to be completed within the workshop sessions and assessment tasks to be completed within a specified period following class delivery. Assessment tasks will include written assignments, scenarios, and short answer questions.