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Unit of competency details

CHCCDE003 - Work within a community development framework (Release 1)

Summary

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Mapping:
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Supersedes CHCCD412B - Work within a community development frameworkThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to performance criteria New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


Qualifications that include this unit

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CHC41015 - Certificate IV in CelebrancyCertificate IV in Celebrancy
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 090599 Human Welfare Studies And Services, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 090599 Human Welfare Studies And Services, N.e.c.  02/Nov/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Significant changes to performance criteria

New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements

Application

This unit describes the 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 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 under the guidance of a supervisor.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Operate within a community development framework

1.1 Work towards the vision and mission of the community development work plan

1.2 Work with communities to achieve their priorities through enhancing skills, accessing appropriate support and working with others in the community who share concerns and issues

1.3 Identify and document the interrelationships between the priorities and rights of the individual, the family, the community and society

2. Distinguish between private and public issues arising in community development work

2.1 Employ appropriate interpersonal skills to hear individual stories and distinguish between private and public issues

2.2 Identify the individual’s willingness to engage in a public process to bring about change and facilitate the move from private concern to public action

2.3 Provide appropriate referrals to support people to deal with personal issues

2.4 Ensure all work reflects and meets duty of care responsibilities

3. Work with groups to achieve community development outcomes

3.1 Research and analyse community priorities

3.2 Identify and document shared community priorities within the public group processes

3.3 Plan appropriate strategies in collaboration with the group to ensure community priorities are addressed

3.4 Document community structures and resources available to groups to maximise outcomes for groups

3.5 Provide advice and information to groups and individuals as required to ensure they are fully informed about relevant issues and opportunities

3.6 Advocate and lobby for community based outcomes

3.7 Manage group dynamics, facilitate discussions and engagements processes

3.8 Review and modify own work practice within a community development framework

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Significant changes to performance criteria

New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that the candidate has:

  • engaged with at least 1 community group in order to develop 1 action plan relevant to community priorities

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • relevance of the community development work role and functions to maintaining sustainability of the workplace, including environmental, economic, workforce and social sustainability
  • traditional community development approaches:
  • needs-based
  • gap-based
  • principles and practices of contemporary community development approaches and techniques for mobilisation in relation to:
  • asset-based (ABCD)
  • rights-based
  • impact of current and changing social, political and economic contexts
  • strategies for addressing individual differences
  • principles and practices of community development work, including:
  • structural disadvantage and inequality
  • social justice and human rights
  • empowerment
  • recognition of personal and public political process
  • commitment to peoples’ participation
  • sustainability

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. Where simulation is used, it must reflect real working conditions by modelling industry operating conditions and contingencies, as well as, using suitable facilities, equipment and resources.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53