Course Title: Support the rights and safety of children and young people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Support the rights and safety of children and young people

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the koweldge and skills required to address duty of care requirements, working within an ethical framework and applying relevant legislation, codes of conduct, international agreements, policies and procedures in identifying, responding and supporting children’s and young people’s rights and safety.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCHILD404A Support the rights and safety of children and young people


Apply ethical practices and safeguard the rights and interests of children and young people.

Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people.

Indentify indicators of abuse and act appropriately.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit enables participants to gain skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to their workplace while being encouraged to share current work practices. Assessment tasks involve team and individual projects and written assessment including questions and case studies. Based on your individual learning plan, you will be offered a number of learning strategies including workshop attendance, project work development and workplace support to your assessment needs for this program.