This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.
This is an entry level course for students who may not be ready to study higher level qualifications, have lower LLN results, who may not be work ready for industry and may require extra support.
At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.
2 day per week from 9am-3pm.
Traralgon-Monday and Thursday
Warragul-Tuesday and Friday
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Community Services.
At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- Students will undertake an LLN test at enrolment.
- Must be 17 with a year 11 pass or mature age.
Recommended entry requirements
- Access to technology
- Digital literacy
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCCW301C||Operate Under A Case Work Framework|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|