This course will teach you the basic requirements you’ll need in order to work in a variety of roles within the community services sector. You’ll learn how to work with a diverse range of people, how to assess a client’s needs and how best to respond to these needs, whilst also learning to develop and maintain a network of contacts and partnerships with service providers.
Find out more about this rewarding community service course in the tabs below.
Start a rewarding career within Community Services by completing the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services.
This course is perfect for the entry-level worker who wants to learn how to support individuals through the provision of services in aged, youth and disability sectors in a community setting.
You will gain the knowledge and confidence required to work in a range of community settings with people from diverse backgrounds and a range of needs.
This interactive and supportive course includes extensive trainer support from industry experts to help you achieve your goals.
You can attend daily live virtual classes and live chat sessions to enhance your learning via interaction with industry expert trainers and presenters, as well as interacting with your fellow students.
You will learn the strategies and skills needed to support clients in the community.
Community Services is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia with an estimated 50,000+ new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au).
Some of our articles discussing job opportunities in the sector include “Support and Lead Colleagues in Case Management Practice“, “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.
After completing this qualification you may like to continue on to complete a CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services or CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services with Australis. Our Diploma also provides credit towards University via formal agreements with Western Sydney University and the University of Southern Queensland.
A number of units in this qualification are also contained in our other Community Services and Counselling courses. Our team are happy to discuss credits which apply across courses, reducing the time and cost to you of attaining further qualifications.
Tuition Fees & Payment Options
How do I Enrol?
This qualification requires you to complete 12 subjects including 40 hours of practical placement in industry. You will be supported throughout the course via Trainer support, eLearning, live and recorded online classes, live chats and also forums.
|Unit of Competency
||Unit of Competency Code|
|Work with diverse people||CHCDIV001|
|Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||CHCDIV002|
|Assess co-existing needs||CHCCCS004|
|Respond to client needs||CHCCCS016|
|Communicate and work in health or community services||CHCCOM005|
|Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||CHCADV001|
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care||HLTWHS002|
|Manage personal stressors in the work environment||HLTWHS006|
|Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||CHCDIS007|
|Work with people with mental health issues||CHCMHS001|
|Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||CHCPRP001|
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice||CHCPRP003|
To obtain this qualification via the Assessment Only method, you will be required to complete the 12 Units of Competency within the CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services. The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency the Subject covers.
The below images show an example timetable for the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services Course illustrating the availability of webinars and online group participation. You will always be able to access your trainer via email, Skype or over the phone if you have any questions.