This course is the entry level qualification into the community/welfare sector.
It is recommended that the students doing online are working or volunteering in industry. There will be face to face workshops once a fortnight rotating between campuses.
Bairnsdale, Traralgon and Warragul in class 2 days per week and students must be able to attend both days. There is placement attached to this course and it s organised by the teachers.
This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.
At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.
Fortnightly workshops on Mondays rotating campuses
Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-3pm
Thursday and Friday 9am-3pm
Tuesday and Thursday 9am-3pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Community Services.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- 18 and over.
- LLN test
- Clear police check and working with children check.
Recommended entry requirements
- Current drivers licence.
- Suitable internet connectivity
- Suitable technology e.g computer, video capabilities
Limitations to entry
- Drivers licence.
Specialist Course Information
Police check and Working with Children's check required
Placement140 - 200 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCCSM005||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management|
|CHCDFV001||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|