This unit (CHCCDE009) describes the skills and knowledge to design, provide and promote systems that identify and development both potential and existing leaders to build capacity within the community. Leaders may or may not have a formalised leadership role within the community. 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 have the responsibility of supervision of others.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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: - identified and responded to at least 3 opportunities to promote leadership within the community; - developed and implemented at least 1 learning program or activity aimed to support the development of leadership skills, and; - provided support for leadership structures on at least 3 different occasions.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant legislation and public policies; - social, community and youth issues; - concepts of effective leadership; - structure and nature of the community; - cultural awareness, practices and protocol of the community; - availability of skills development training; - support mechanisms and structures in the range of relevant communities and cultural contexts; - instructional design principles and options relating to learning program design and structure; - availability and types of different relevant learning resources, learning materials and pre-developed learning activities; - methodology relating to developing and documenting new learning activities and related learning materials, and; - different delivery modes and methods.

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