This qualification reflects the role of 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. At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.
|Fees||For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees|
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|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is highly recommended that students have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
Work may take place in a range of community service areas such as mental health, domestic violence, alcohol and other drug, child protection, youth, case work and case management contexts.
12 - 18 months full-time
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Study Sequence Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order: CHCLEG001 and CHCDIV001 HLTWHS003 and CHCCOM002 CHCCOM001 and CHCCCS016 HLTWHS006 and CHCPRT001 CHCYTH001 and CHCCCS019 CHCMHS001 and CHCCDE003 CHCADV001 and CHCPRP001 CHCCCS004
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCYTH001||Engage respectfully with young people||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people|
|1||CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically|
|2||HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety|
|2||CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships|
|2||HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|3||CHCCCS016 - Respond to client needs|
|3||CHCCOM001 - Provide first point of contact|
|4||CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|5||CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|5||CHCYTH001 - Engage respectfully with young people|
|6||CHCCDE003 - Work within a community development framework|
|6||CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues|
|7||CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|7||CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|8||CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs|
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New Students must follow the recommended unit grouping as per the Study Sequence listed in the Course Structure tab. Students may enrol in one or more units in a cluster.
Continuing Students should follow the recommended unit groupings where possible, but do have the option to enrol as they have previously. Continuing students should follow the order of units.
Subsidy Eligibility Restrictions
To be eligible for Government subsidy, students must be an existing worker in the Community and Health industry, this now includes parents and unpaid carers for NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) participants.
Resource and Computing Requirements
It is a requirement of enrolment in this course that you have access to the CQUniversity website. You will be required to undertake various components of study in the course using email and the internet.
It is strongly recommended that you have access to a broadband connection or higher to access online resources that would include but are not limited to, email, internet, video conferencing (mic and camera), electronic assessment submission.
All submissions of assessment must be uploaded electronically to the VET Moodle platform.
All units of competency will be delivered on-line through the Moodle VET application provided by CQUniversity Australia once you have enrolled. It is also expected that student’s will avail themselves of opportunities to engage with both teaching staff and other students through on-line discussions, forums and/or presentations.