Course Title: Develop personal management skills for work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1071 Certificate I in Work Education

Course Title: Develop personal management skills for work

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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 and Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Elizabeth-Anne Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4870

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will be exploring the skills and knowledge required to identify, develop and apply personal management skills to be able to prepare for participation in work settings and in the wider community.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20439 Develop personal management skills for work


1. Identify areas of
responsibility in own
personal life.

2. Develop strategies to
promote self

3. Create a personal skills

4. Develop problem
solving and decision
making skills for work

5. Maintain personal
health and hygiene

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. 

The course will develop the following skills:

- communication skills to identify and discuss strategies to increase personal independence and
self confidence, develop good personal health routines, communicate with support workers and
seek feedback on own skills.

- problem solving skills to identify barriers and possible solutions to increase independence and self confidence

- language and literacy skills to identify and access support resources and develop a personal
skills profile

· self management skills to identify strategies to increase and maintain independence, self
confidence and personal health

· teamwork skills to work with others to identify self development needs in relation to life and work

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include the following:

Short answer written work