This unit (CHCCDE007) describes the skills and knowledge required to work with the community to develop and provide community projects on relevant issues. This unit applies to workers in both health and community sectors and/or a community development work context. Workers at this level will be part of a professional team and under the guidance of a supervisor.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - developed, delivered and evaluated at least 1 project plan, including identifying and matching resources with activities to address community needs and priorities.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant legislation and public policies; - social, community and youth issues; - principles of designing and developing a community program; - decision-making structures and processes at organisation, community, regional and system level, and; - organisation policies and procedures for dealing with the media.

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