Certificate III in Community Services - CHC32015

12 Months
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centered 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 organizations. 

The Certificate III in Community Services has been customized by global industry specialists in disability and support. With the focus on person-centred approach and practical scenario-based simulations.

Entry Requirements

There are certain prerequisites which must be satisfied before enrolment in this course:

o Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)assessment

o Working With Children Check (WWCC)

o NDIS Worker Check

Fees & Delivery

Please contact ACDCS for more information on the course fee structure.

Course Delivery : Online, Blended Learning (Face to face with trainer once a week)

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal.

We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date.

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Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for Participants undertaking nationally recognized training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.

This includes international Participants studying in Australia. If you don't have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.

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The Australian Government through training.gov.au lists this as an appropriate qualification for the following occupations:

o Residential Support Worker

o Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker

o Community care worker

o Welfare Support Worker

o Support Worker (Community Services)

o Juvenile Justice Officer

o Youth Support Worker

o Neighborhood Centre Worker

o Assistant Community Worker

Study Pathways

There are a number of study pathways that you can take after completing this course:

o Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)

o Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)

o Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC62015)

Units of Study

There are 5 core units included in the course:

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

There are 7 elective units included in the course:

CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS015- Provide individualized support
CHCDFV001- Recognize and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCCOM001- Provide first point of contact
CHCDIS007- Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCMHS001- Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001- Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

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