Preparing, supporting and building the Hair Aid volunteer family: case study and discussion

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Author: Tomasich, Selina

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Engaging Education (Firm)


This case study and discussion is part of the [Industry Engaged] IE 2020 Care and Community Services course seven. Industry Engaged has worked with professionals and business owners in industry to create resources that aim to connect trainers with industry to comply with essential professional currency, and to enrich training and assessment with performance skills, competencies and knowledge in context. These resources comprise: (1) case studies relating to particular industry training package units of currency, with follow up recorded discussions with a professional to provide the industry perspective on the case study tasks; and (2) insights interviews with industry experts and professionals that focus on the industry knowledge and application of underpinning concepts and theory; each interview recording includes the full transcript.

This resource supports the following units of competency: HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety; CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer; CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People. Use the 'Access item' link below for the video discussion of the case study and task questions by Selina Tomasich, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hair Aid.

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Industry

Keywords: Case study; Occupational health and safety; Diversity; Volunteers; Workers induction; Risk management; Skill development; Education industry relationship; Trainers; Vocational teachers; Professional development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Perth, Western Australia: Engaging Education, 2020

Physical description: [1] p. (case study) + discussion video (37.50 min.)

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