Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.

This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.


Legal and ethical considerations (international, national, state/territory, local) for people working in the community services and health context.
Interrelationships, similarities and differences that may exist between legal and ethical frameworks.
Legal issues in the context of the work role.
Ethical practice in the context of the work role.
Workplace policies, procedures and protocols.

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.