CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically

Unit code: CHCLEG001 | Study level: TAFE
City Flinders
City King St
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.  This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.


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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:

  • completed workplace activities in accordance with legal and ethical requirements in at least three (3) different situations;
  • developed appropriate responses to at least three (3) different legal or ethical issues relevant to the work role, and;
  • identified and communicated at least two (2) potential work practice improvements designed to enhance workplace responsiveness to legal and ethical requirements.

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

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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