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.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is highly recommended that students have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 12 units, consisting of:
5 core units and 7 elective 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 client care|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCYTH001||Engage respectfully with young people|
2018 Study Sequence
Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
|Third Party Verification|
There are eight course intakes for 2018, available in February, March, April, May, June, August, September and October.
Duration and dates
12 months full-time
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|CHC42015||Certificate IV in Community Services||No|
Resource and Computing Requirements
Work Placement Requirements