Course Title: Support community leadership

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247 Diploma of Community Development

Course Title: Support community leadership

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bronwyn Tanti

Course Contact Phone: 99259079

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to design, provide and promote a supporting structure and environment to enable effective and viable leadership to be provided within the community.

This unit is intended for application within a community work or community development work context.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD509C Support community leadership


1. Develop and maintain support mechanisms

2. Promote community leadership

3. Develop leadership skills

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 requires you to demonstrate your knowledge and application of skills in relation to working with community members to develop leadership capacities that will enhance their ability to lead and work within groups to collaboratively undertake project activities. Assessment includes written responses to underpinning knowledge questions, 3rd party evidence and participation in a scenario based in the workshop. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course.