Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

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.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002).

This course is delivered across two program areas in the school of Vocational Design and Social Context. You will be assigned to either the Social Care or the FSSI program delivery


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5736C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5736C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2018 (FSSI),

VE 2018 (DISH),

VE 2018 (FSS2),

VE 2018 (FSS3)

LAW5736C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (SJO1),

VE 2019 (FSS4)

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The community and disability services sectors are required to comply with a range of legal and ethical standards and responsibilities in working with people with disabilities. In this unit you will develop and use the knowledge and skills required to research information about compliance and ethical responsibilities and develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.

This course applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibility for legal and ethical compliance in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.    This course is delivered and assessed with:   HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

Elements:

1.Research information required for legal compliance

2. Determine ethical responsibilities

3. Develop and communicate policies and procedures

4. Monitor compliance

5. Maintain knowledge of compliance requirements


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

This course is assessed with HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Prepare and respond to case studies  

Task 2: Project- Develop and communicate a policy and procedure 

Task 3: Practical demonstration of safe work practices  

Task 4: Cluster quiz 1- workplace safety and legal and ethical compliance 

task 5: Knowledge quiz 2