Course Title: Implement community development strategies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5330 Diploma of Community Services Work

Course Title: Implement community development strategies

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Zaina Nehme

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4552

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals, groups and the community to identify issues and develop cooperative processes to facilitate change. This course is intended for application within a community work or community development work context within the community services sector.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCD514B Implement community development strategies


1. Work with individuals and groups to identify issues

2. Work with groups to establish cooperative processes

3. Support group processes and skills development

4. Reflect on practice

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

Assessment for this course is based on completing a simulated funding application, community project meeting minutes and on completing a self-assessment of your ability to chair a meeting in a simulated community development workplace context.