Course Title: Develop and implement community programs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5360 Diploma of Financial Counselling

Course Title: Develop and implement community programs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 125

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


Term2 2018,
Term2 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020

Course Contact: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email:

Course Description


This course describes the skills and knowledge required to develop effective and well-targeted community programs. It focuses on the development of program parameters with participating communities and stakeholders and includes the implementation of pilot programs and the evaluation of program designs and outcomes. 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCDE002 Develop and implement community programs


E1. Develop program parameters

E2. Design programs with the community

E3. Implement programs

E4. Evaluate programs

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 plan, develop, and implement community programs and effectively evaluate these programs at their completion.

Overview of Assessment


Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • Project design (including development/planning, implementation, and evaluation overview of a community program)