Course Overview

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

The course involves learning to provide support, advocacy or interventions to individuals, groups and/or communities.

The level of content supports those who work autonomously, who may have the ability to lead and supervise others. Roles include community service positions and casework. 

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

What you will learn

Job Prospects

Study Pathways

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite or entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment

Course Structure

This is a nationally recognised qualification.

Participants need to complete 15 units of competency.
• 7 Core Units
• 8 Elective Units

UnitsCore / ElectiveDescription
CHCADV001 Core Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004 Core Assess co-existing need
CHCCOM002 Core Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Core Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Core Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001 Core Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003  Core Maintain work health and safety
BSBWOR201 ElectiveManage personal stress in the workplace 
CHCCCS015Elective Provide individualised support
CHCCCS016Elective Respond to client needs
CHCCCS020Elective Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDFV001Elective Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDIS007 Elective Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCMHS001Elective Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001Elective Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

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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