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COMC413 – Working with People

Module code
Module title
Working with People
To provide students with the skills and knowledge to engage, communicate and work alongside people, families and/or whanau from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs.
  • HS1801
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1:Apply engagement and communication skills to build and maintain working relationships as a support worker in the health and wellbeing sector.
2:Demonstrate an understanding of ethical practice and its application when working alongside people with diverse needs and backgrounds.
3:Examine how own values, attitudes and behaviours impact when working alongside people with diverse needs and backgrounds.
-Ethical practice
-Professional behaviours including professional boundaries, reflective practice, self-awareness
-Communication skills (written, verbal, non-verbal),
-Identity and wider context culture
-Values and attitudes of support worker
-Engagement skills
-Self-care and maintaining own wellbeing
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods may involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio of Evidence 100
The portfolio may include any of the following components: test, assignment, presentation, live skills, examination, project or formal report. These could be group or individual assessments. The weight of the overall assessment is equally distributed across learning outcomes.
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students need to attempt all components and gain an overall mark of 50.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Resources will be supplied via Moodle at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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