CHCCDE019 - Work within a community development framework

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Unit code: CHCCDE019 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work within a community development framework.
A community development framework may include a range of methods designed to strengthen and develop communities by enhancing individual and group capacity to confidently engage with community structures and to address problems and issues.
This unit applies to workers using a community development approach to carry out work in the health, community services or other sectors. Workers at this level are part of a professional team and under the guidance of a supervisor.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & 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:

  • engage with at least one community group to establish and achieve their priorities
  • develop at least one community development work plan to meet identified priorities.

Required reading

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

As part of a course

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