Professionalism in the World's Eye (Community Facilitation Strand)

Course code HWB407

This course provides you with the opportunity to describe community integration and gain an in-depth understating of the services and resources that are available within your community to support your work.

Risks are described in relation to you as a worker, the people you support and your natural supports.

Strategies to address risks are described, implemented and evaluated.

These strategies are linked to the organisation's workplace policies and procedures. 

This course closes by looking at the ethical practice of a worker in the community facilitation sector. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 25 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.2083  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $875 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • describe the process of community integration for a person they support and review their role within this process
  • describe local services and resources relevant to a person they support in a community facilitation setting 
  • describe risks for people they support, support workers and others in a community facilitation setting
  • describe and implement strategies for contributing to the safety of people they support, support workers, and others in a community facilitation setting
  • describe policies, procedures and resources used to assist in responding to risk-related issues in a community facilitation setting
  • reflect on own ethical practice as a community facilitation support worker


This course is 100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.