Welcome to the Langley Group Institute (RTO40655)

Welcome to the Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing 10653NAT member login.  On this portal you will find everything you need to assist you in completing your diploma successfully.

The first section provides Student Information, such as downloadable copies of the student information handbook, all forms and various administration documents.

The next section is Core Units of Competency clicking on the links here will take you into all the information you need for each of the core units including pre-work, key readings, additional readings, inventories, resources, assessments and logistics if required.

Finally the Elective Units of Competency section will do the same for the electives you undertake.

Student Information

Please see all the links below that you may need for general information, administration and payment details.
Times

The days will be from 9:00am to approximately 5:30pm, with a short morning and afternoon tea break and 45 minutes for lunch. The days will be full in order to cover all the wonderful content. Full details are included in your enrolment welcome pack.

Venue

Please refer to your enrolment pack for detailed venue information for the particular programme you are enrolled in. If you have any queries please contact Roxanne on 02 9399 3989 or roxanne@langleygroup.com.au. Programmes are run nationally in easy-to-reach locations.

Sydney
Cliftons, Level 13, 60 Margaret Street Sydney NSW 2000
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Melbourne
Cliftons, Level 1, 440 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
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Brisbane
Cliftons, 288 Edwards Street Brisbane QLD 2000
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Adelaide
Cliftons, Level 1, 80 King William Street Adelaide SA 5000
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Contacts

The programme facilitators vary depending on which intake you have enrolled into. To contact us on the day of the programme for whatever reason, whether it be an emergency or illness please call the office on 02 9399 3989. For general queries please call Roxanne at the office on 02 9399 3989 or 0412 915 166.

Individual support

For individual coaching support, please contact your personal coach directly. You will be allocated a coach at the end of the 6 face-to-face core modules, if you are unable to remember these details please contact Roxanne directly to confirm.

Core Units of Competency:

These modules are compulsory and must be completed before any electives.

For a detailed overview of Core Units or Competency click HERE

Unit 1

PPWRAT001

Research and apply theories of positive psychology to establish and develop own level of wellbeing

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply theories of positive psychology to assess an individuals own state of wellbeing, apply theories to increase own state and plan ongoing knowledge. This unit is applied by individuals to develop an understanding and awareness of themselves in a personal and professional context.

Unit 2

PPWDAI002

Develop and apply interventions to leverage positive emotions

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish an individual’s current emotional state, design, implement and evaluate interventions to move toward a desired state and manage own emotions through application of positive psychology to leverage positive emotions. This unit is applied to self and guiding others and can be used in personal and professional contexts.

Unit 3

PPWDEI003

Develop engagement interventions for personal and professional growth

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish current engagement state of self and others, develop, implement and evaluate interventions to move toward a desired state.Skills and knowledge developed in this unit apply to self and guiding others and can be used in personal and professional contexts.

Unit 4

PPWDII004

Develop and implement interventions to increase meaning and fulfilment in a personal and professional setting

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish current state of meaning and fulfilment of self and others, design, implement and evaluate interventions to move toward a desired state.Skills and knowledge developed in this unit apply to self and guiding others and can be used in personal and professional contexts

Unit 5

PPWDII005

Develop and implement interventions to build positive relationships

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish current state of relationships, increase communication and restore relationships through use of positive relationships. The skills and knowledge developed can be applied to influence own relationships or guide others to increase positive relationships. Skills and knowledge developed in this unit apply to self and guiding others and can be used in personal and professional contexts.

Unit 6

PPWEMA006

Establish and monitor achievement of positive goals for personal and professional growth

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish current success in achieving goals, application of positive motivation for optimal performance and setting and reviewing positive goals. Skills and knowledge developed in this unit apply to self and guiding others and can be used in personal and professional contexts.

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Electives:

Please choose two from the following electives to complete the Diploma.

For a detailed overview of the Electives click HERE

Elective 1

PPWAPC007

Apply positive coaching to increase individual wellbeing

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to determine coaching needs of a client, conduct a positive coaching session and review coaching sessions. This unit applies to individuals who use coaching as a method to increase wellbeing in others.

Elective 2

PPWIOP008

Increase organisational performance through application of positive leadership strategies

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to assess an organisation’s current level of positive leadership, create a positive work environment through implementation of interventions, engage in positive communication with others, create purpose and meaning in the lives of members and review effectiveness of implemented interventions. This unit applies to individuals who use positive leadership strategies in organisation’s to increase wellbeing in others.

Elective 4

PPWDIP009

Develop and implement positive parenting interventions

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge plan actions for positive parenting, apply strategies for growth, facilitate positive parenting and review the effectiveness of actions. This unit applies in family or professional settings for individuals who engages with children of any age.

Elective 3

PPWDSI010

Develop strategies for implementation to create positive communities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to assess the current wellbeing state of a community, develop strategies to build the community’s wellbeing and comply with governance standards. This unit would be applied by individuals who work, contract, volunteer or engage with communities.

Elective 5

PPWDSI011

Develop strategies for implementation to create positive education institutions

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to analyse current positive psychology models used to assess positivity in the education sector, apply the models to assess current levels of wellbeing and develop an intervention plan for implementation to increase wellbeing. This unit is applied by individuals who work, contract, volunteer or engage in the education system.

Elective 6

PPWDSI012

Develop strategies for implementation to increase positive human resource practices

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to establish an organisations current level of human resources positivity and develop a strategy for implementation to increase positive psychology practices. This unit is applied by individuals who works in human resource management, recruitment, consulting or other people management roles.

Core Units of Competency

Click on the links below for all the information you need to assist you in completing each core unit.  You will find all your pre-work, including inventories, key readings for each unit, as well as additional readings for those who would like more; assessment information and logistics.  Your Diploma Workbook / Assessment book will be provided to you in hard copy on day one of the Diploma.
Welcome to the second core unit of competency. Everything you need for your unit is below.

Welcome to the third core unit of competency. Everything you need for your unit is below.

Welcome to the fifth core unit of competency. Everything you need for your unit is below.

Positive Psychology Diagnostic Tools

Most of the diagnostics for the Core Units of Competency are completed through the Work on Wellbeing (WoW) website – please click the link below which will take you to the login screen:

You can Sign In under Individual / Employee / Consultee / Participant (in orange), put in your email address and your password – your password is outlined in your Welcome Letter, from there you will be able to commence the WoW assessment.  Please use your set password only – do not create another one.  These diagnostics will take approximately 45 – 60 minutes to complete.  Although you don’t have to complete them all in one sitting, they do need to be completed within a 24 hour period.

Please note that 45 – 60 minutes is a considerable time to be completing diagnostics, please ensure you are in a positive conducive environment to complete these.  Please take the odd break to avoid rater fatigue and be as honest as you can.  Don’t forget to print your report and bring with you on day one!

If you have not previously used the WoW website and do not have a password set up already, please contact Roxanne (roxanne@langleygroup.com.au) so that she can register you and link you to the Core Units of Competency diagnostics.

The VIA Character Strengths diagnostic from the unit of competency Develop engagement interventions for personal and professional growth can be completed here – VIA Signature Strengths Diagnostic.  Please  print your results and bring with you on day one!

Elective Units of Competency

Click on the links below for all the information you need to assist you in completing your chosen elective units.  You will find your workbook, key readings for the unit, as well as additional readings for those who would like more; and assessment information.

PPWAPC007 – Apply positive coaching to increase individual wellbeing

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to determine coaching needs of a client, conduct a positive coaching session and review coaching sessions.

This unit applies to individuals who use coaching as a method to increase wellbeing in others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Determine coaching needs of client 1.1 Conduct a positive psychology assessment using a range of diagnostic tools to establish strengths, capabilities and resources
1.2 Evaluate assessment findings and determine required positive psychology interventions to meet client needs
1.3 Complete required client records according to confidentiality
2. Conduct a positive coaching session 2.1 Apply positive goal setting techniques to guide an individual to establish and set own goals.
2.2 Develop coaching questions around the five elements of positive psychology to elicit the individuals strengths, resources and capabilities
2.3 Apply positive communication techniques to enhance the sessions according to enhance the coaching relationship
2.4 Discuss client’s strengths and opportunities and the application to the achievement of their goals
2.5 Assist the client to create positive thinking to achieve their goals
3. Review coaching session 3.1 Discuss coach experience with the client and evaluate effectives of coaching implemented
3.2 Discuss success and challenges and future plans achieving goals
3.3 Conduct a self reflection and consider feedback obtained from the client to identify opportunities for improvement to be implemented in future coaching sessions

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

  • Choose a coaching client
  • Complete a positive assessment
  • Conduct a positive coaching session

Final assignment: Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word reflection including results and analysis from your coaching client assessment and session, recommendations for strategies and interventions you suggest to your client, positive coaching questions you used, challenges and client feedback, along with links to key reading and core unit content and your own reflections.

If you have selected the Positive Coaching Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • demonstrate application of the principles of positive communication when interacting with others
  • use effective communication strategies to guide and elicit information from others
  • facilitate a minimum of one (1) coaching session and increase the positive to negative ratios during coaching

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role.  This includes knowledge of:

  • explain the connection of wellbeing and positive relationships
  • explain social reciprocity through coaching
  • identify the key skills of positive coaching
  • current and emerging theories including:
  • Learned optimism theory
  • Active constructive responding theory
  • Positive interventions to improve relationships
  • Goals setting research
  • Positive coaching skills
  • Goal motivation theory
  • Strengths research
  • Positive questioning and reframing

PPWIOP008 – Increase organisational performance through application of positive leadership strategies

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to assess an organisation’s current level of positive leadership, create a positive work environment through implementation of interventions, engage in positive communication with others, create purpose and meaning in the lives of members and review effectiveness of implemented interventions.

This unit applies to individuals who use positive leadership strategies in organisation’s to increase wellbeing in others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Assess an organisation’s current level of positive leadership 1.1 Conduct positive leadership assessment using diagnostic tools and establish current level of positive leadership within the organisation
1.2 Evaluate assessment findings and determine required interventions to increase levels of positive psychology through the application of the positive leadership model
1.3 Communicate findings with key personnel within the organisation and discuss implementation of recommended interventions
1.4 Develop and implement an action plan to increase levels of positive leadership within the organization for the assessment undertaken
2. Create a positive work climate 2.1 Facilitate forgiveness when interacting with others in your team

2.2 Apply frequent and public expressions of gratitude to people you are leading
2.3 Apply strategies that develop individual and organisational strengths
2.4 Implement strategies to build and strengthen collaboration within teams

3. Engage in positive communication with others 3.1 Incorporate affirmative and supportive language when interacting with others
3.2 Apply positive communication techniques to enhance relationships with individuals in the organisation
4. Create purpose and meaning into the work lives of organisational members 4.1 Support individuals in values alignment to increase positive impact on others
4.2 Highlight connections between individual meaning and organisational benefits
4.3 Evaluate individual contribution to strategic organizational purpose
4.4 Set positive meaningful goals to build relationships and a sense of community
5. Review effectiveness of interventions 5.1 Discuss effectiveness of interventions implemented with relevant personnel within the organisation
5.2 Conduct a self reflection and consider feedback obtained from others and incorporate learnings in future plans to achieve goals to increase positive leadership levels

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

  • Complete a positive leadership self assessment questionnaire
  • Complete an energy network / team map exercise
  • Conduct a personal management interview (PMI) with a team member or direct report

Final assignment: Submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word reflection on positive leadership including results and analysis of the questionnaire, team map exerciseand PMI you conducted as a leader, as well as any actions you have made or will make as a result of your reflection and learning, along with links to key readings and core unit content.

If you have selected the Positive Leadership Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • demonstrate application of the principles of positive communication when interacting with others
  • use of effective communication strategies to guide and elicit information from others
  • apply the principles of the positive leadership model
  • create, implement and review an action plan for a minimum of one (1) work team

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role. This includes knowledge of:

  • positive to negative ratios for individuals and team
  • interventions for constructive responding for effective positive to negative ratios
  • current and emerging theories:
  • Neuroscience elements of collaboration and ingroup / outgroup theory
  • Positive Leadership Research
  • Positive organisational scholarship
  • Strengths Theory
  • Appreciative practices inquiry

PPWDIP009 – Develop and implement positive parenting interventions

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge plan actions for positive parenting, apply strategies for growth, facilitate positive parenting and review the effectiveness of actions.

This unit applies in family or professional settings for individuals who engages with children of any age.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Determine actions for positive parenting 1.1 Assess current state of positive parent using diagnostic tools
1.2 Evaluate assessment findings and determine required positive parenting interventions
1.3 Document interventions in an action plan
2. Apply growth mindset strategies 2.1 Assess and establish current mindset state of self and children
2.2 Establish the needs of children and factors influencing their wellbeing
2.3 Identify and apply strategies to shift mindset during interaction and communication with children to enhance child development
3. Apply strengths for positive parenting 3.1 Conduct strength spotting activities on a child to develop an understanding child’s strengths
3.2 Identify and apply strategies to maximize strengths during interaction and communication with children to enhance child development
4. Review effectiveness of actions 4.1 Reflect on achievement of desired outcomes and effectiveness of strategies
4.2 Analyse the challenges that occurred during implementation
4.3 Use findings from reflection to identify opportunities for improvement and implementation in future planning

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

  • Complete a positive parenting skills assessment
  • Complete a parenting style self assessment
  • Completean emotion coaching assessment

Final assignment: Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word reflectionincluding results and analysis ofyour parenting assessments, as well as threeinterventions and further actions you have made as a result of your reflection and learning, along with links to key readings and core unit content.

If you have selected the Positive Parenting Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • Apply principles of active constructive responding when interacting with children
  • Demonstrate emotion coaching style of parenting
  • Facilitate outcomes using emotion coaching strategies
  • Demonstrate application of positive parenting in a range of situations with more than one (1) child

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role. This includes knowledge of:

  • connection of wellbeing and positive parenting
  • parenting styles and specific behaviours
  • current and emerging theories:
    • Positive parenting
    • Magic ratio
    • Fixed and growth mindset research
    • Learned optimism
    • Strengths for children
    • Broaden and build theory
    • Child development background theory

PPWDSI010 – Develop strategies for implementation to create positive communities

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to assess the current wellbeing state of a community, develop strategies to build the community’s wellbeing and comply with governance standards.

This unit would be applied by individuals who work, contract, volunteer or engage with communities.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Assess the community’s current wellbeing state 1.1 Conduct an assessment to establish the communities current state of wellbeing and wellness readiness in consultation with relevant key stakeholders
1.2 Source and analyze information from the community to aid in the completion of the assessment
1.3 Identify potential barriers and challenges to building social capital
1.4 Review assessment findings and make intervention recommendations to create social capital in the community
1.5 Consult with key stakeholders on intervention recommendations and facilitate exploration to establish most suitable interventions
2. Develop Ameliorative and Transformative strategies to build community wellbeing 2.1 Incorporate elements of social capital framework in the development of strategies
2.2 Develop and document a strategy for implementation in consultation with relevant stakeholders
2.3 Document criteria for measurement of success and effectiveness of strategy
2.4 Discuss implementation and potential barriers to implementation with key stakeholders and personnel responsible for the implementation of the strategies
2.5 Make required adjustments to the strategies following consultation

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

Complete a community assessment
Design a community intervention

Final assignment: Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word reflection including results and analysis ofyour community assessment, as well as interventions and strategies you recommend or have made, and anticipated challenges, along with links to key reading, core unit content and your own reflections.

If you have selected the Positive Community Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • demonstrate application of the principles of positive communication when interacting with others
  • use of effective communication strategies to guide and elicit information from others
  • assessment of a community’s state of wellbeing and  development of strategies for implementation for a minimum of one (1) community
  • assessment of compliance with governance standards and recommendations for implementation for a minimum of one (1) community

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role.  This includes knowledge of:

  • Ameliorative and Transformative strategies
  • Current and emerging theories including:
  • Community wellbeing
  • Signs of wellbeing

PPWDSI011 – Develop strategies for implementation to create positive education institutions

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to analyse current positive psychology models used to assess positivity in the education sector, apply the models to assess current levels of wellbeing and develop an intervention plan for implementation to increase wellbeing.

This unit is applied by individuals who work, contract, volunteer or engage in the education system.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Analyze positive education frameworks 1.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the whole school model and social and emotional learning model
1.2 Recognise the difference between positive education frameworks and other frameworks
2. Establish schools current level of wellbeing 2.1 Consult with relevant personnel to conduct an assessment using the whole school model framework to assess school strengths, potential obstacles and opportunities
2.2 Evaluate assessments findings and suggest recommendations to increase wellbeing levels, applying the whole school model framework
2.3 Consult with relevant stakeholders to determine recommendations to be actioned
3. Develop an intervention plan 3.1 Recommend strategies to increase parental participation.
3.2 Recommend strategy for professional development activities for staff
3.3 Present recommended strategies to relevant personnel and seek approval
3.4 Document strategies for implementation

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

Complete a Growing Great Schools wellbeingchecklist assessment
Design three interventions and create an implementation plan

Final assignment: Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word reflection including results and analysis ofyour whole school wellbeing assessment and proposed or completed interventions, as well as stakeholder perspectives, expected results, progress of implementation if applicable, challenges, reflections and links to key reading and core unit learning.

If you have selected the Positive Education Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • demonstrate application of the principles of positive communication when interacting with others
  • use of effective communication strategies to guide and elicit information from others
  • assessment of a minimum of one (1) education institution’s state of wellbeing and  development of strategies for implementation

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role.  This includes knowledge of:

  • elements of a flourishing education system
  • application of the Whole school model and Social and Emotional Learning framework
  • educational practices series for academic and social-emotional learning
  • ecology of school wellbeing

PPWADSI012 – Develop strategies for implementation to increase positive human resource practices

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to establish an organisations current level of human resources positivity and develop a strategy for implementation to increase positive psychology practices.

This unit is applied by individuals who works in human resource management, recruitment, consulting or other people management roles.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

ELEMENTS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
1. Determine organisation’s level of human resource positivity 1.1 Access information from the organisation to aid in the conduct of an assessment
1.2 Apply the Positive HR framework to assess levels of positively in human resource practices in an organisation
1.3 Identify the least positive areas that have potentially have the greatest impact on the success of the business and desired state
1.4 Identify potential barriers and challenges to shifting practices from the current state to the desired state
1.5 Discuss intervention recommendations with relevant personnel and facilitate exploration  to establish most suitable interventions
2. Develop a strategy to increase positive psychology practices 2.1 Incorporate elements of Positive HR framework in the development of strategies to address identified gaps and increase levels of human resource positivity
2.2 Develop and document a strategy for implementation in consultation with relevant stakeholders
2.3 Document criteria for measurement of success and effectiveness of strategy
2.4 Discuss implementation and potential barriers to implementation with key stakeholders and personnel responsible for the implementation of the strategy
2.5 Make required adjustments to the strategy following consultation

Assessment Requirements

During this unit you will complete pre-work readings, review learning materials and listen to a recorded lecture, then conduct the following activities:

  • Complete an employee lifecycle activity
  • Complete a positive HR assessment of an organisation
  • Design three interventions and create an implementation plan

Final assignment: Submit a 1,500 to 2,000 word reflection including results and analysis ofyour HR assessment and proposed or completed interventions, as well as stakeholder perspectives, expected results, challenges, progress of implementation if applicable, reflections and links to key reading and core unit learning.

If you have selected the Positive HR Elective click here to continue through to the recorded lecture.

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be demonstrated evidence that you have completed the following tasks:

  • demonstrate application of the principles of positive communication when interacting with others
  • use of effective communication strategies to guide and elicit information from others
  • assessment of a minimum of one (1) organisation’s human resources state of wellbeing and development of strategies for implementation

You must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, in the context of their role.  This includes knowledge of:

  • positive psychology tools for use at each stage of the employee lifecycle
  • use of positive psychology principles to enhance human resource management practices
  • positive organisational scholarship frameworks
  • positive HR outcomes model