CHCCDE010 - Develop and lead community engagement strategies to enhance participation

Unit code: CHCCDE010 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply advanced community engagement skills to increase participation in the community development environment.  The high level engagement skills described in this unit apply to a range of workplace contexts involving skill development, application and evaluation of engagement strategies to ensure effective community participation in relevant projects and activities.  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.


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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 1 engagement plan;
  • facilitated at least 3 group discussions;
  • used a range of group facilitation strategies to enhance interactions between group members and to gather relevant feedback, and;
  • provided feedback to the group regarding outcomes.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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