CHCCDE009 - Develop and support community leadership

Unit code: CHCCDE009 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit 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.


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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.

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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