CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

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Enrolments open in September 2019 for a January 2020 start.

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Overview

*This course is subsidised for eligible participants. Subsidy criteria apply. To check your eligibility, click here

This qualification aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Respond to clients and identify presenting needs
  • Refer to services and provide support and assistance

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services under the direction of others.

Work Placement Requirements

There are no work placement requirements for this qualification

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be assessed for suitability and are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Employment Opportunities

Community Services Sector roles include:

  • support worker
  • caseworker
  • client contact officer
  • or community development worker in a paid or voluntary capacity.

The number of Welfare Support Workers grew moderately over the past 5 years and is expected to grow very strongly over the next 5 years: from 52,300 in 2017 to 63,900 by 2022 (Source: Job Outlook, Australian Government).

Tuition Fees

Full Fee: $3500

Participants Eligible for Government Subsidy: $850 (tuition gap fee, invoiced according to modules).

Duration

9 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Recognition

Students seeking recognition for all or part of a qualification must first complete the online Recognition Application.

Qualification Pathways

Eligible to undertake further qualifications at Certificate IV or Diploma level, such as the Certificate IV in Community Services.

Enrolment Dates

Enrolments open in September 2019 for a January 2020 start.

Work Placement Requirements

There are no work placement requirements for this qualification

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be assessed for suitability and are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Employment Opportunities

Community Services Sector roles include:

  • support worker
  • caseworker
  • client contact officer
  • or community development worker in a paid or voluntary capacity.

The number of Welfare Support Workers grew moderately over the past 5 years and is expected to grow very strongly over the next 5 years: from 52,300 in 2017 to 63,900 by 2022 (Source: Job Outlook, Australian Government).

Tuition Fees

Full Fee: $3500

Participants Eligible for Government Subsidy: $850 (tuition gap fee, invoiced according to modules).

Duration

9 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Recognition

Students seeking recognition for all or part of a qualification must first complete the online Recognition Application.

Qualification Pathways

Eligible to undertake further qualifications at Certificate IV or Diploma level, such as the Certificate IV in Community Services.

Enrolment Dates

Enrolments open in September 2019 for a January 2020 start.



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