Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5397 Diploma of Community Services

Course Title: Manage legal and ethical compliance

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Contact: Fiona McLean

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3673

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Course Description

In this course you will explore the skills and knowledge required to research information about legal compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities

This course addresses the following units of competency;

  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance


1. Research information required for legal compliance.

2. Determine ethical responsibilities

3. Develop and communicate policies and procedures

4. Monitor compliance

5. Maintain knowledge of compliance requirements

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of these course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include practical demonstrations, group activities, reflection and supervised placement hour within the community services industry. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.