Course Title: Provide systems advocacy services

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6126

Course Title: Provide systems advocacy services

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by the worker to advocate to ensure that the rights and needs of consumers and clients issues are maintained within the broader rights and needs of the general community. This course may apply to work undertaken across a range of sectors involved in delivery of community services.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAD603B Provide systems advocacy services


1.Obtain, analyse and document information relevant to the needs of clients as a community of interest within the general community

2.Work with consumers, service users, services and other stakeholders to develop strategies to address identified needs

3.Advocate for, and facilitate the implementation of, strategies developed to address the needs of clients with specific needs

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.