Course Overview

A Certificate III in Community Services is ideal for those who thrive in person-centred roles, for both individuals and/or groups.

Participants will be taught a range of day-to-day skills to support 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. 

Successful completion of this qualification will achieve a Nationally Recognised Certificate.

Qualification NameCertificate III in Community Services CHC32015
Course Duration12 Months
Course DeliveryOnline
Blended Learning
Course FeeEnquire Now for further information

What you will learn

Job Prospects

Study Pathways

Entry Requirements

Participants are required to be competent in English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment (LLN) prior to commencing the training.

Course Structure

This is a nationally recognised qualification.

Participants need to complete 12 units of competency.
• 5 Core Units
• 7 Elective Units

UnitsCore / ElectiveDescription
CHCCCS016CoreRespond to client needs
CHCCOM005CoreCommunicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001CoreWork with diverse people
HLTWHS002 CoreFollow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006CoreManage personal stress in the work environment
CHCCOM001ElectiveProvide first point of contact
CHCMHS001ElectiveWork with people with mental health issues
CHCDIS007ElectiveFacilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCPRT001ElectiveIdentify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCCCS015ElectiveProvide individualised support
CHCDFV001ElectiveRecognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCAGE001ElectiveFacilitate the empowerment of older people

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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

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

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