Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7092C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016

EMPL7092C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

EMPL7092C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes 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 course applies to all workers and includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will  be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry
and/or community is integral to your experience.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre­requisites or corequisites for this unit of competency



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

Skills development is supported by lectures on theory and underpinning knowledge, classroom discussions, group work, research and reflective practice.

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  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


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks- 

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. 
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment Task 1: Client interaction

Assessment Task 2: Client interaction

Assessment Task 3: Client interaction

Assessment Task 4: Case studies.

Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.