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CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services

If you believe in designing and delivering person-centred services, providing support and advocacy and assisting in interventions for clients, groups and communities, this is the course for you.

Learn how to respond to client needs, communicate effectively in the sector, work with diverse people, provide individualised support and more. This course could see you move into a job role in a variety of settings within the sector.

Career outcomes may include:

  • Residential Support Worker,
  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker,
  • Community Care Worker,
  • Client Contact,
  • Weekend Recreational Activities Officer,
  • Welfare Support Worker,
  • Support Worker (Community Services).

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course; however successful enrolment into this course will require that you:

  • Sit an internal language, literacy and numeracy test
  • Have a working computer/laptop, reliable internet connection and basic computer skills (e.g. the ability to access and use word processing applications, email and internet)
  • Can deal with physical demands of manual tasks (e.g. bending, squatting, kneeling, and repetitive movements, carrying) and have the ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time, both walking and standing as this may be a requirement of future positions
  • Have, or be eligible to obtain, a Working with Children Check (Blue Card). For more information visit https://bit.ly/2LmDOhT
  • Are willing to obtain a National Police Check Clearance Certificate. For more information visit https://bit.ly/3fr5mjN.

Please note: Prospective students must haveall of the above checks completed prior to commencement of study to ensure they meet eligibility. This will be discussed during your enrolment process.

  • All training delivered online via our eLearning platform and Zoom.
  • 2 days per week: 16 weeks full-time, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
  • Self-paced study options are available, and are subject to specific conditions and agreements.

Monthly, however you should ensure that you have returned all enrolment documents before close of business on the preceding Wednesday.

This course is made up of 12 units of competency including five core units and seven elective units.

Core subjects

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective subjects

  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

All tuition fees are paid through our Your Caring Way program which is funded by the Department of Social Services (Federal Government).

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