Children, Family and Community: Living Independently General

  • Course Code - GECFCL
  • General Pathway

Estimated Cost: $92.00

Based on previous years pricing and subject to change.

Course Outline

This course focuses on understanding Adolescents in our ever changing world. The course assists you in learning basic life skills that can enhance all facets of adolescent developmentIn addition this course explores the risk factors for adolescents in contemporary society and looks at community supports available during this time.
The nature of Australia families is focused on and particular emphasis placed on the transition of adolescents from their families to empowered, sustainable community members.
The theoretical content in this course is balanced with practical applications, which include food preparation, advocacy and skills with textiles.
Topics covered include:
  • Contemporary Australian Families
  • Growth & development of Adolescents
  • Laws on our roads
  • Contemporary issues affecting Australian Teens (Body Image, relationships, drugs, alcohol, family breakdown etc.)
  • Moving out sustainably.

Minimum Entrance Requirements


Further Study

Year 12 - Certificate II in Community services
Course Code CHC22015
Acknowledgement of Country
Mindarie Senior College acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We recognise and respect the connection to the land, sky and seas of this area. We recognise and respect the continuing cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.