Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work within a community development framework. This 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.

The unit begins by discussing the principles and practices of community development work. This discussion includes the relevance of the community development work role and functions to maintaining sustainability of the workplace, including environmental, economic, workforce and social sustainability.

While completing this unit the learner will be part of a professional team and under the guidance of a supervisor. During this period of engagement the learner will be required to develop an action plan relevant to community priorities.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face:

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 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.