Course Title: Work with diverse people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5360 Diploma of Financial Counselling

Course Title: Work with diverse people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Term1 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6077C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (All)

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email: mary-josephine.wallwork@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit 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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elements:

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

E1. 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

E2. 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

E3. 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

E4. Promote understanding across diverse groups


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. By applying these skills and this knowledge you will be able to clearly reflect and understand your own perspectives on diversity in order to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.


Overview of Assessment

Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • Case study scenarios and questions
  • Reflective activities