CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

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Overview

*This course is subsidised through WorkReady. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. To check your eligibility visit www.skills.sa.gov.au

This qualification is suitable for community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.

Key issues common to all areas of community work such as, mental health, family and domestic violence and working with diversity are covered. The electives chosen for this training program reflect the skills and knowledge required by workers to provide effective frontline responses.

Work Placement Requirements

100 hours minimum

Entry Requirements

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

Employment Opportunities

Over 50 occupations fall under the community work banner and roles include intake, support, case work, crisis intervention, team management and advocacy. Community Services sector roles include:

  • caseworker
  • family advisor / intake worker
  • client services officer
  • community development worker

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: $5000

WorkReady Eligible Participants: $1000 (Tuition Gap Fee)

Duration

12 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 a Diploma qualification.

Enrolment Dates

Enrolments close Friday 11 January 2019
Course commencement Monday 4 February 2019

Work Placement Requirements

100 hours minimum

Entry Requirements

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

Employment Opportunities

Over 50 occupations fall under the community work banner and roles include intake, support, case work, crisis intervention, team management and advocacy. Community Services sector roles include:

  • caseworker
  • family advisor / intake worker
  • client services officer
  • community development worker

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: $5000

WorkReady Eligible Participants: $1000 (Tuition Gap Fee)

Duration

12 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 a Diploma qualification.

Enrolment Dates

Enrolments close Friday 11 January 2019
Course commencement Monday 4 February 2019

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