Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 120.0

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 & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4065

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will explore the knowledge and skills required to evaluate own work, continuing self-development and effective supervision within an ethical code of practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice


1. Reflect on own practice

2. Ensure continuing self-support and supervision

3. Operate within an agreed code of ethics or 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  is ongoing throughout the course with final submission due during the last workshop in October. Assessment activities for this course require you to demonstrate your knowledge and application of skills in reflecting on your profesional practice and evaluating your own work. Assessments also seek to acknowedge your self development goals and verify your understanding of a Community Development organisations protocols and code of practice.