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CHCSS00077 Financial Literacy Education Skill Set

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how it is earned, managed, invested and donated. More specifically, it refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources.

This skill set is for community workers whose clients may be facing issues related to the basic day to day management of their finances and who may be at risk of increasing debt and its associated risks. It provides a set of skills for provision of basic financial literacy education for clients.

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  • Duration6 Months
  • DateEnrolments for 2020 open on February 1. (Participants can enrol at any time during the calendar year)
  • Delivery ModeOnline - Self-paced
  • Trainer(s) Carolyn Joy
  • FeesThe cost of this training is $900.
    The Salvation Army personnel are eligible for a reduced rate.

The CHCSS00077 Financial Literacy Education Skill Set is a nationally recognised qualification.

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for the provision of basic financial literacy education. Working though the learning materials and activities for this skill set, you will develop the skills required to educate people on money management and basic consumer credit issues.

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field OR have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.

The total number of units required for completion is 3 units. Students have a maximum of 6 months to complete the skill set.



  • CHCEDU005 Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

  • CHCEDU006 Improve clients fundamental financial literacy

  • CHCEDU007 Provide group education on consumer credit and debt

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications. For more information email or speak to our course coordinator who will guide you.

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