You, Your Family and the Community Level 1 is designed to enhance learners' life skills by developing their understanding of some social issues relating to the world in which they live
The course focuses on basic issues relating to themselves and their family within a community. Learners will develop awareness of their community as well as the role they, as individuals, and their families play in it.
On successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
Each unit may be taught discretely or using an integrated approach whereby several units can be taught concurrently.
Suggested times are an indication only.
You, Your Family and the Community has two (2) sections:
Section A includes three (3) Compulsory Units. This section is compulsory for all learners.
Section B contains four (4) Elective Units. Learners must complete at least one (1) unit.
|SECTION A: COMPULSORY UNITS
|SECTION B: ELECTIVE UNITS
Choose at least one (1) unit
SECTION A: COMPULSORY UNITS
(Suggested delivery time 35 hours)
This section will give learners an awareness of different types of families that exist in today’s society and the roles that families can play, as well as an understanding of the range of communities that can exist and do exist in the local area of the learner.
Learners will develop an awareness of how the needs of families can be met by the community (e.g. parks, playgrounds, waste removal, community centres), and the role that individuals and families can play within the community (e.g. volunteering at a community centre or fundraising for charity).
SECTION B: ELECTIVE UNITS
Select at least one (1) from the following units.
(Suggested delivery time 15 hours)
POSITIVE APPROACHES TO HEALTH
Learners will undertake research on one (1) issue from Section A (Compulsory Units) and one (1) issue from Section B (Optional Units). Research findings may be presented in any of the following formats:
Each of the two presentations will be made in a different format.
Learners will undertake simple, oral reviews of their performance in completing assigned tasks. This may involve:
The following processes will be facilitated by TASC to ensure there is:
Process – Each provider is responsible for ensuring the integrity and validity of their assessment results against the requirements of the course, including standards, and for maintaining records and documentation that will demonstrate the integrity, accuracy and validity of the award decisions they make each year.
Where TASC identifies sufficient potential for concern about the integrity or validity of a provider’s award decisions it will undertake an investigation. After such an investigation is completed, TASC may take action under Section 33 of the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification Act 2003 as it considers appropriate, including but not limited to:
The assessment for You, Your Family and the Community Level 1 will be based on the degree to which the learner can:
|identifies issues relating to individuals, families, groups and the community|
|lists key roles and functions of families, groups and the community|
|uses skills to locate information|
|states how issues impact on themselves, their family and the community.|
|lists relevant community organisations that meet specific needs|
|lists community events and identifies their role in the community|
|collects and organises information from a small number of relevant sources.|
|correctly communicates factual information on a community organisation or service|
|conveys meaning related to issues in written, oral or multimodal form|
|uses nominated formats to present information clearly and respectfully.|
|maintains task focus for agreed periods|
|correctly undertakes tasks in everyday adult settings|
|completes tasks/activities in given/agreed timeframes|
|completes most aspects of a given task/activity|
|orally reviews own performance.|
You, Your Family and the Community Level 1 (with the award of):
The final award will be determined by the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification from 4 ratings.
The minimum requirements for an award in You, Your Family and the Community Level 1 are as follows:
SATISFACTORY ACHIEVEMENT (SA)
4 ‘C’ ratings
PRELIMINARY ACHIEVEMENT (PA)
2 ‘C’ ratings
The Department of Education’s Curriculum Services will develop and regularly revise the curriculum. This evaluation will be informed by the experience of the course’s implementation, delivery and assessment.
In addition, stakeholders may request Curriculum Services to review a particular aspect of an accredited course.
Requests for amendments to an accredited course will be forwarded by Curriculum Services to the Office of TASC for formal consideration.
Such requests for amendment will be considered in terms of the likely improvements to the outcomes for learners, possible consequences for delivery and assessment of the course, and alignment with Australian Curriculum materials.
A course is formally analysed prior to the expiry of its accreditation as part of the process to develop specifications to guide the development of any replacement course.
Version 1 – Accredited on 1 June 2015 for use from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020. This course replaces You, Your Family and the Community (BHY105111) that expired on 31 December 2015.
Version 1.a - Accreditation renewed on 18 August 2020 for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021, with the following amendments: