Course Title: Support young people to take collective action

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Support young people to take collective action

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

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 and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit identifies the knowledge and skills needed to enable young people to participate in the decision-making that affect their lives
It describes ‘power with’ community development processes with young people

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre or co-requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH504A Support young people to take collective action


Assist young people to monitor and evaluate strategies

Encourage and support young people to develop and use networks

Support young people to come together to plan collective action

Support young people to identify and form alliances with key stakeholders

Support young people to implement their strategies or action plans

Work within a community development framework

Learning Outcomes

Undertaking study in this unit will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to support groups of young people in taking action to meet their needs or responding to community issues.

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.