CHC32015

Certificate III in Community Services

Course Overview:

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.

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.

Practical Experience:

You will gain hands-on practical experience by undertaking a minimum of 120 hours of vocational placement in a Community Services setting. This course has an ideal balance of theory and practical learning to ensure your confidence when entering the workforce.

Career Outcomes:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Development Worker
  • Juvenile Justice Court Officer
  • Youth Housing Support Worker
  • Behavioural Support Officer
We provide a number of options to fund your enrolment.
  • Pay in full
  • Payment plan
  • Government funding*
*Program funded by the Queensland Government, eligibility applies

Recognition of Prior Learning:

We understand that you may have many skills and areas of expertise that you have obtained in different ways and these are recognised through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process, which may reduce your study duration.

Units

Core Units
  • 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 care work
  • HLTWHS006
    Manage personal stressors in the work environment
Elective Units
  • BSBINM301
    Organise workplace information
    BSBWOR301
    Organise personal work priorities and development
    CHCCCS015
    Provide individualised support
    CHCCOM001
    Provide first point of contact
    CHCCCS009
    Facilitate responsible behaviour
    CHCPRT001
    Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    HLTAID003
    Provide first aid

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Course Details

Course Code

CHC32015

Duration

36 weeks

Availability

Domestic

Delivery Mode

  • Distance* *Domestic students only

Requirements of Enrolment

  • Completion of at least Year 10 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent, or
  • Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for* and
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and
  • Working With Children Check and Police Clearance

*Proof of competency may include but are not limited to professional, work and life experiences, other accredited or non-accredited study.

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