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CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

This course is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills in relation to community services operations, requirements, interventions and client issues.

You will learn to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. As a community services worker, you may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services and in many settings.

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  • Duration18 Months
  • DateSydney classes commence on 21 February 2017; Online classes commence on 28 February 2017
  • Delivery ModeClassroom or online
  • VenueSydney classes will be held at Booth College, 120 Kingsland Road, Bexley North, NSW 2207
  • Trainer(s) Kianna Spicer | Maggie Ingham
  • FeesIf this is your first qualification, the cost of the training is $1990.
    If this is your second or further qualification, the cost is $2320.
  • Smart and SkilledThis training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
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The CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services is a nationally recognised training and is subsidised by the government's Smart and Skilled program.

The course is suitable for individuals working in the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.

The total number of units required for completion for the course is 15 units (7 core, 8 electives). 

The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to cabcourse@aue.salvationarmy.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division. 

On graduation some of the career prospects could include
- Case worker
- Health education officer
- Community services worker
- Outreach officer
- Community support worker
- Support worker
- Domestic violence worker
- Welfare support worker
- Early intervention homelessness worker
- Welfare worker
- Family support worker

Core

  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Elective

  • CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services

  • CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

  • CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework

  • CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact

  • CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

For information on what you could study after graduating from this course email vtoenquiries@boothcollege.edu.au or contact our course coordinator on 02 9502 5008, who may be able to guide you.

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