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  • Enrich your life and the lives of others through learning community services.
  • Learn practical ways to support individuals in the youth, aged and disability sectors.
  • Gain real skills learning from Australian Industry experienced trainers.
  • Study to suit your lifestyle with our flexible study and payment options.
  • Gain a nationally recognised community services qualification respected by industry.

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015 Certificate III in
Community Services

Gain the skills needed for a rewarding community services career via the CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services.

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.

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Course Overview

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.

Course Outcomes

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.

You will also learn to:

  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Assess the co-existing needs of the client
  • Respond to client needs
  • Communicate and work in the health and community services sector
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Adhere to workplace health and safety
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Career Opportunities:

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“.

  • Community Support Worker
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Neighbourhood centre Worker
  • Community Services Worker
  • Individual Community Support Worker

Qualification Pathways

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.

Subject list for CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services

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

Assessment Only Fees

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.

Certificate III Community Services Fees

 

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

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.

Monday
1-2pm Online Training
Strong communities strategies: Learning from failure
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

 

Tuesday

2-3pm Online Training
Welcome to our new students
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
10-11am Online Training
Case study practical: Complexity of clients
3-5pm Live Chat
Open questions

 

Wednesday
1-2pm Online Training
Meetings
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

 

Thursday
1-3pm Live Chat
Open questions
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
10-11am Online Training
Discussing placement
3-4pm Online Training
Welcome to new students

Friday

Friday
1-2pm Online Training
Assessment questions
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

Gain the skills needed for a rewarding community services career via the CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services.

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.

Course Overview Course Overview

Course Overview

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.

Course Outcomes

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.

You will also learn to:

  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Assess the co-existing needs of the client
  • Respond to client needs
  • Communicate and work in the health and community services sector
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Adhere to workplace health and safety
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Career Opportunities:

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“.

  • Community Support Worker
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Neighbourhood centre Worker
  • Community Services Worker
  • Individual Community Support Worker

Qualification Pathways

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.

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHC32015 Certificate III Community Services

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

Assessment Only Fees

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.

Certificate III Community Services Fees

 

Study & Assessment Study & Assessment

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

Find Out More

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps the evidence of these against the criteria for individual units of competency.

Find Out More

Follow our easy online application process.

Get Started Now! Get Started Now!

Enter your details and one of our friendly course consultants will be in touch.

Ask a Question Ask a Question