Course Title: Work with diverse people
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2021
Course Code: EMPL7092C
Course Title: Work with diverse people
This unit only applies to the students enrolled in the HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting program, who do not have the current dental assisting qualification (HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting).
School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4407 - Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography)
Course Contact: Ms. Sue Fatone
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
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.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
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
On completion of this course, you will be able to;
- Reflect on own perspectives
- Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness
- Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situation
- Promote understanding across diverse groups
Details of Learning Activities
Simulated Clinical practical assessments
Refer to Canvas Syllabus
Overview of Assessment
Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisites must be met.
The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:
- undertaken a structured process to reflect on own perspectives on diversity
- recognised and respected the needs of people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds in at least 3 different situations
- selected and used appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication
- recognised situations where misunderstandings may arise from diversity and formed appropriate responses
To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.
Regular attendance is necessary.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks and consist of a knowledge assessment and practical based task.
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 at a standard expected in then 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 full assessment criteria.
Assessment Task 1. AT1 Knowledge Assessment
Assessment Task 2. AT2 SIM LAB Practical Assessment
Assessment Task 3. AT3 Workplace Practical (Logbook)
Results 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
The assessment tasks listed in this course guide address all the elements and criteria of the requirements of this course.
Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises
It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning
activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.
Information about your studies:
You can access My Studies through the RMIT website for information about timetables, important dates, assessment
dates, results and progress, Canvas etc. https://www.rmit.edu.au/students
Information on assessment including Special consideration, Adjustments to assessment, (eg. applying for an extension of time). https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/academic-integrity
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:
Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the
skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life
Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer or RPL for the unit(s) of competency
addressed in this course. https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/enrolment/apply-for-credit
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