Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop community programs to ensure maximum participation.

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.


Relevant legislation and public policies.
Social, community and youth issues.
Contemporary economics and politics and their impact on community development.
Traditional community development approaches.
Principles and practices of contemporary community development approaches and techniques for mobilisation.
Social movements.
Sociology fundamentals.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.