Children, Family and Community: Living Independently General

  • Course Code - GECFCL

Estimated Cost: $92.00

Based on 2019 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 development.  In 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 (Students have the opportunity to participate in the Keys to Life Program if they wish)
  • Contemporary issues affecting Australian Teens (Body Image, relationships, drugs, alcohol, family breakdown etc.)
  • Moving out sustainably.


Minimum Entrance Requirements


Further Study

Year 12 – CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

To Be Confirmed