Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how it is earned, managed, invested and donated. More specifically, it refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources.
This skill set is for community workers whose clients may be facing issues related to the basic day to day management of their finances and who may be at risk of increasing debt and its associated risks. It provides a set of skills for provision of basic financial literacy education for clients.
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- Duration6 Months
- DateJanuary - December 2017 (Participants can enrol at any time during the calendar year)
- Delivery ModeOnline - Self-paced
- Trainer(s) Carolyn Joy
- FeesThe cost of this training is $900.
The Salvation Army personnel are eligible for a reduced rate.
The CHCSS00077 Financial Literacy Education Skill Set is a nationally recognised training.
This skill set reflects the skill requirements for the provision of basic financial literacy education. Working though the learning materials and activities for this skill set, you will develop the skills required to educate people on money management and basic consumer credit issues.
This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:
- hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field OR
have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process
Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.
The total number of units required for completion for the course is 3 units.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division.
CHCEDU005 Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
CHCEDU006 Improve clients fundamental financial literacy
CHCEDU007 Provide group education on consumer credit and debt
These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications. For more information email email@example.com or speak to our course coordinator who will guide you.