Working legally and ethically

Working legally and ethically

While this roughly 90 minute professional development course is aimed at leaders in the community services industry, it will benefit employees of all levels. It covers a range of relevant topics in regards to what it means to work legally and ethically in the community sector.

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Updated Sep 13, 2018

Are you an emerging or experienced leader in the community services industry, looking to work ethically, maintain your duty of care and uphold your rights and responsibilities? If so, this course is just for you!

Who is it for?

This professional development course 'Working legally and ethically' 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 focuses on what it means to work legally and ethically in the community sector. It looks at how to work ethically with others, maintain duty of care, and uphold your professional rights and 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:

  • Maintain your duty of care through adhering to your scope of practice and professional boundaries
  • Describe your professional rights and responsibilities, and those of employers, employees and clients
  • Manage complaints and industrial relations issues
  • Adhere to principles of privacy, confidentiality, disclosure and informed consent.

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:

  • Legal and ethical compliance... An introduction
  • Managing compliance.