Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with individuals or groups in specific communities and support their engagement in making decisions that affects their lives.

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.


Social, political, cultural and historical issues that affect or are relevant to specific communities and groups.
Models of society.
Understanding socialisation theory.
Specific information relating to a client community group.
Researching individual and group issues in a specific community.
Engaging effectively with a range of individuals from a specific community group.
Obtaining community acceptance after engagement.

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.