CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

Full Fee SA

2020 Enrolments Closed

Register your interest for the next intake in 2021.

This course is subsidised through S.A. Government. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. To check your eligibility visit

This course is delivered mostly online but does have requirements for face-to-face, in classroom days. These are available Adelaide (Hindmarsh) only. *This course requires minimum numbers to proceed.

Launch your career in Community Services
Become the voice the community needs and contribute to social change in community settings or community-based programs. 

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.

Develop the skills to effectively respond to clients’ needs, refer to suitable services, work with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, follow safe work practices and manage personal stressors at work.

This training also 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

The number of Welfare Support Workers is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.

At the Institute, we understand the needs of learners from diverse backgrounds. We know how to support individuals in an engaging learning environment and best tailor education to different styles of learning. 

Work Placement Requirements

There are no work placement requirements for the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment

All applicants will be assessed for suitability and are required to undertake an online 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 strongly over the next 5 years: from 46,700 in 2018 to 52,100 by 2023 (Source: Job Outlook, Australian Government).

Tuition Fee

Full Fee: $3500 | Participants eligible for S.A. Government subsidies: $850 (Tuition Gap Fee)


9 months

Delivery Mode

Blended learning – Online and compulsory classroom sessions

Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL) for this qualification. Students seeking recognition for all or part of a qualification must first complete the online Recognition Application.

Qualification Pathways

Certificate IV or Diploma level, such as the Certificate IV in Community Services.

More Information

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