Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Work with diverse people

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2021 (All)

Course Contact: Sarah Davidson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8871

Course Contact Email: sarah.davidson@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

This unit is delivered and assessed with CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety.  It is also delivered with CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships.  This unit is assessed separately.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elements:

1. Reflect on own perspectives

2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

4. Promote understanding across diverse groups


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the below elements.

1. Reflect on own perspectives

1.1 Identify and reflect on own social and cultural perspectives and biases

1.2 Work with awareness of own limitations in self and social awareness

1.3 Use reflection to support own ability to work inclusively and with understanding of others

1.4 Identify and act on ways to improve own self and social awareness



2. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits

2.1 Value and respect diversity and inclusiveness across all areas of work

2.2 Contribute to the development of work place and professional relationships based on appreciation of diversity and inclusiveness

2.3 Use work practices that make environments safe for all



3. Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations

3.1 Show respect for diversity in communication with all people

3.2 Use verbal and non-verbal communication constructively to establish, develop and maintain effective relationships, mutual trust and confidence

3.3 Where a language barrier exists, use effective strategies to communicate in the most efficient way possible

3.4 Seek assistance from interpreters or other persons according to communication needs



4. Promote understanding across diverse groups

4.1 Identify issues that may cause communication misunderstandings or other difficulties

4.2 Where difficulties or misunderstandings occur, consider the impact of social and cultural diversity

4.3 Make an effort to sensitively resolve differences, taking account of diversity considerations

4.4 Address any difficulties with appropriate people and seek assistance when required


Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks.

You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Canvas for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

Assessments: 

Assessment Task 1: Knowledge Questions

Assessment Task 2: Research task

Assessment Task 3: Presentation/Video

Assessment Task 4: Role play & Reflection


Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

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