This course is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills in relation to community services operations, requirements, interventions and client issues.
You will learn to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. As a community services worker, you may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services and in many settings.
This nationally recognised training is open to anyone studying in Australia.
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- Duration12 - 18 Months
- Date10 September 2018
- Delivery ModeOnline
- Trainer(s) Kianna Spicer | Maggie Ingham
- FeesFees may be different for students studying from NSW and other states. Depending on whether it is the first or later qualification, students studying from NSW may be eligible for subsidies under the NSW Smart and Skilled program. For a first qualification the fees will be $1990 while for the second or further qualification, the fee is $2320.
For students studying from other states in Australia and for those not eligible under the NSW Smart and Skilled program the fee will be $2320.
- Smart and SkilledThis training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
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The CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services is a nationally recognised training and is subsidised by the NSW government's Smart and Skilled program.
The training is suitable for individuals working in the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.
The total number of units required for completion for the course is 15 units (7 core, 8 electives).
The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division.
On graduation some of the career prospects could include
- Case worker
- Health education officer
- Community services worker
- Outreach officer
- Community support worker
- Support worker
- Domestic violence worker
- Welfare support worker
- Early intervention homelessness worker
- Welfare worker
- Family support worker
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
For information on what you could study after graduating from this course email email@example.com or contact our course coordinator on 02 9502 5008, who may be able to guide you.