Legal and ethical compliance... An introduction

Legal and ethical compliance... An introduction

If you're a leader in a community services organisation, it's important that you fully understand your legal and ethical obligations. This course covers the differences between law and ethics, the frameworks you should apply to both, and how you can use effective research techniques to better understand legal and ethical requirements.

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Updated Sep 13, 2018

Are you an emerging or experienced leader in the community services industry, looking to hone your understanding of law and ethics in the workplace? If so, this course is just for you!

Who is it for?

This professional development course 'Legal and ethical compliance... An introduction' is aimed at leaders in the community services industry. However, the insights, information and ideas presented will benefit employees of all levels. After all, we're all leaders in one way or another!

What's included?

The course explores how to research legal and ethical information as well as how you can develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet your responsibilities.

It consists of the following elements: 

  • 1 x visually engaging, interactive eModule 
  • A toolbox full of helpful posters and infographics
  • An online quiz where you can test your knowledge.

What will I learn?

By completing this course, we’ll help you to:

  • Discuss the difference between law and ethics
  • Explain legal and ethical frameworks relevant to the community sector
  • Describe the role that Codes of Ethics play in community services organisations
  • Identify legal and ethical responsibilities and incorporate these into practice
  • Apply effective research techniques to investigate legal and ethical requirements.

How long will it take?

This course will take around 1.5 hours to complete, depending on how deep you want to go. It's broken down into discreet packages, so it's easy to dip in and out of your learning when it suits you. 

This professional development course is NOT accredited. However, the content contained within the course aligns with the unit of competency 'CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance'.

That's great! You can extend your learning experience by completing the other courses in this suite:

  • Working legally and ethically
  • Managing compliance.