Course Title: Coordinate services for people with disabilities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6126

Course Title: Coordinate services for people with disabilities

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by staff to develop and monitor supports and programs according to the needs of people with disabilities and within a legislative and ethical framework to ensure the provision of high quality service delivery which supports the rights and interests of people with disabilities. This unit may apply to work with people with a disability in a range of community service contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS511A Coordinate services for people with disabilities


1.Demonstrate commitment to high quality services for people with disabilities

2.Develop and implement programs for meeting client needs

3.Review and monitor programs

4.Support rights, interests and needs of people with disabilities

5.Develop and implement a framework for quality service delivery

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 may include observations, questioning and evidence gathered from the workplace. In cases where the learner does not have the opportunity to cover all relevant aspects in the work environment, the remainder should be assessed through realistic simulations, projects, previous relevant experience or oral questioning on ’What if?’ scenarios.