Support community participation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCCD401D, 'Support community participation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Support community participation' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Work with individuals and the community to promote participation

1.1 Undertake work to identify key community issues to be addressed

1.2 Undertake planning to address community issues to ensure:

appropriate policies and strategies are developed

adequate resourcing is identified

key people are consulted

identified needs are addressed

1.3 Ensure processes are forward looking and proactive

1.4 Use appropriate interpersonal and networking skills to enlist support from key people and groups

1.5 Provide opportunities for community input to planning provision of services

1.6 Guarantee community input and participation in services

2. Support existing community activities

2.1 Undertake appropriate review of the relevance of existing community activities, based on changing community needs

2.2 Provide relevant support and assistance to existing community activities to obtain additional resources required for effective operation

2.3 Provide support to community groups to monitor and evaluate processes, progress and outcomes of activities

2.4 Provide appropriate support to community groups to become self managing in the implementation of plans

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCCD401D appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA31404 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • CHC30108 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • CHC40808 - Certificate IV in Community Development
  • CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC52208 - Diploma of Community Services Coordination
  • CHC40708 - Certificate IV in Community Services Work
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • PSP40104 - Certificate IV in Government
  • HLT32307 - Certificate III in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT21007 - Certificate II in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT32207 - Certificate III in Population Health
  • HLT20907 - Certificate II in Population Health
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)