This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to devise, set up, coordinate, deliver and evaluate activities and programs for individuals and groups. This unit applies to community services work in a range of contexts.

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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: - collected, analysed and reviewed relevant evidence and a range of programs to determine the need for a specific program; - prepared at least one program plan, including: outlining activities and actions; determining operational arrangements for calculating costs, space and resources; assessing feasibility; developing implementation and evaluation strategies, and; - supported the implementation of at least one program in a variety of contexts, adapting program to the changing needs of participants and evaluating outcomes, including: using evaluation techniques and reporting outcomes to clients and stakeholders in an accessible format.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - target groups relevant to the worker and the program; - a range of relevant youth activities and programs; - legal and safety requirements as they relate to activities and programs; - techniques of evaluation; - relevant funding sources; - organisational standards, policies and procedures. and; - techniques for writing complete and accurate reports.

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