Work within specific communities

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 CHCCD413D, 'Work within specific communities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work within specific communities' 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. Define the issues of specific communities or groups

1.1 Identify the details of individual and group issues of the specific community through appropriate research and consultation

1.2 Identify the values and structures of the community as they impact on individuals and groups

1.3 Identify, by appropriate research and consultation, preferred means of dealing with individuals and groups from specific communities

2. Undertake relevant work in the context of specific communities or groups

2.1 Use the values, issues and structures within specific communities to define the ways of working

2.2 Identify relevant community structures and utilise to maximise outcomes for individuals and groups

2.3 Ensure work within communities is consistent with defined job role and agreed protocols

2.4 Utilise interpersonal skills which are consistent with community practices and standards

3. Evaluate work undertaken within specific communities

3.1 Undertake appropriate evaluation of work in consultation with relevant community stakeholders

3.2 Monitor work within communities to ensure reflection of relevant values and structures

3.3 Undertake evaluation in a manner that ensures responsiveness to community needs and issues

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCCD413D 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
  • CHC41708 - Certificate IV in Education Support
  • CHC40708 - Certificate IV in Community Services Work
  • CHC51908 - Diploma of Relationship Education
  • CHC42508 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)
  • CHC80208 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling
  • CHC80308 - Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution
  • CHC52310 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and/or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • PSP40104 - Certificate IV in Government
  • HLT42407 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT42307 - Certificate IV in Population Health
  • HLT44007 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT51007 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT32207 - Certificate III in Population Health
  • HLT20907 - Certificate II in Population Health
  • HLT51107 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT33207 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)