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
- How to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their own interests.
- The skills required to undertake case management meetings to plan, monitor and review service provision.
- How to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role in the Community Services sector.
- The skills required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm.
- Case Worker
- Community Services Worker
- Family Support Worker
- Outreach Officer
- CHC52015: Diploma of Community Services
- CHC52115: Diploma of Community Development
- CHC62015: Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
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
This is a nationally recognised qualification.
Participants need to complete 15 units of competency.
• 7 Core Units
• 8 Elective Units
|Units||Core / Elective||Description|
|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||Elective||Manage personal stress in the workplace|
|CHCCCS015||Elective||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS016||Elective||Respond to client needs|
|CHCCCS020||Elective||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCDFV001||Elective||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence|
|CHCDIS007||Elective||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCMHS001||Elective||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCPRT001||Elective||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.