Course Title: Work legally and ethically
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2020
Course Code: HWSS6068C
Course Title: Work legally and ethically
This course is co-delivered and co-assessed in a cluster with courses CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services, CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people, and HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care. This cluster is called, Introduction to the sector.
School: 375T Vocational Design and Social Context
Campus: City Campus
Program: C3402 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)
Course Contact: Steve Bruechert
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4063
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nominal Hours: 55
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.
This course applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.
This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:
GEDU6078C - CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
GEDU6077C - CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
OHTH5920C - HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
1. Identify and respond to legal requirements
2. Identify and meet ethical responsibilities
3. Contribute to workplace improvements
On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
The program schedule includes:
• Online self-paced learning resources
• Face-to-face classroom-based learning including virtual and augmented reality
• Workplace based learning and assessment
While all course content in this sechdule wil be covered, the weekly order may change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources
Welcome day representatives from student support services and enrolments.
Experts by Experience – range of panel experts sharing experiences and industry representatives.Alumni day
Excursion – aged care facility and afternoon at a disability residential unit with service users
Course familiarity day – get taught how to use the learning management system (LMS)
What is ethics of care
Introduce online component
Industry day – industry reps come in to meet
Topics: Understanding the job role
Understanding role of allied health, etc
Introduction to NDIS frameworkTopic s:
Personal values – what are they?
How do they shape what we do?
Understanding needs – personal, service users and employers
Models used to support ethics of care
Introduction to rights
Topics: Introduction to Greendale community and the online legislative component
policies procedures & organisational structures
Using communication to show respect and understand others
Using digital media
Topics: Safety – what is it and why is it important
Using lifting equipment
Managing personal stress and fatigueSelf-care
Topics Dealing with conflict
Ethical dilemmas Legal breaches
Problem solving techniques
Understanding where workplaces can improve
How to provide feedbackTopics
Conduct a safety audit
Hazard and risk management
Topics Explanation of what behaviours of concern are and what happens in the workplace
Supported wotk placement
Workplace practcal assessments
The University Library has extensive resources and provides subject specialist expertise, research advice, help with referencing and support through:
The learning Lab
The Study Support Hub
English for uni workshops
Overview of Assessment
This course is delivered and assessed with courses CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services, CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people, and HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care.
There will be three forms of assessment and they will include a research task; questions and answers in relation to the units of competency; and practical assessment either in a simulated or workplace environment.
The assessment tasks are as follows:
Task 1: Research questions/online quiz
Task 2: Questions and answers
Task 3: Observation in either a simulated or workplace environment/role plays and scenarios
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teacher
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca
Students enrolled in Vocational Education and Training qualifications are assessed for Competency. To be assessed as Competent means you have consistently demonstrated the required knowledge and skills to a standard expected in the workplace. To be assessed as Competent in this course, you will need to complete each assessment task to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.
You should refer to the assessment brief which is available through Canvas for a full assessment criterion. Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessments are:
CA - Competency Achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did not submit for assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through program administration
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