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Thinking Community Services?

Study with us.

  • Enrich your life and the lives of others through learning community services.
  • Discover practical community services and case management strategies.
  • Develop a connection with your trainers that also have real-life community services experience.
  • Study to suit your lifestyle with our flexible and practical study options.
  • Gain a nationally recognised community services qualification that’s respected by industry.

CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015 Certificate IV in
Community Services

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to work in the rewarding community services sector.

This course will enable you to work in a range of roles within the community sector, helping you to enrich the lives of your clients. These roles may range from offering support & basic living assistance to advocation for clients with complex needs.

Find out more about this rewarding course in the tabs below.

 

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Course Overview

Commence your career in Community Services with the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services.  

This qualification will provide you with the skills and experience you need to become a community service worker. In this role you will design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and groups; and provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services. You may also be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. 

You will learn to:

  • Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Confirm client development status
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Develop and maintain industry networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage and promote diversity

Career Opportunities:

The Community Services industry 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).

For information on roles such as those listed below, please read our articles “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles

  • Caseworker
  • Community services worker
  • Community support worker
  • Domestic violence worker
  • Early intervention homelessness worker
  • Family support worker
  • Health education officer
  • Outreach officer
  • Welfare support worker

Subject list for CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

This qualification requires you to complete 15 subjects (units of competency) including 40 hours of practical placement in industry.

 

Unit of Competency
Unit of Competency Code
Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs CHCLLN001
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Confirm client development status CHCDEV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCADV001
Provide advocacy and representation services CHCADV002
Assess co-existing needs CHCCCS004
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships CHCPRP001
Use communication to build relationships CHCCOM002
Maintain work health and safety HLTWHS003
Manage work health and safety HLTWHS004
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management CHCCSM005
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes CHCMGT005
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Manage and promote diversity CHCDIV003
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 15 Subjects, which cover the 15 Units of Competency within the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency the Subject covers.

Certificate IV in Community Services Assessment 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.

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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 CHC42015 Certificate IV 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, knowledge and confidence you need to work in the rewarding community services sector.

This course will enable you to work in a range of roles within the community sector, helping you to enrich the lives of your clients. These roles may range from offering support & basic living assistance to advocation for clients with complex needs.

Find out more about this rewarding course in the tabs below.

 

Course Overview Course Overview

Course Overview

Commence your career in Community Services with the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services.  

This qualification will provide you with the skills and experience you need to become a community service worker. In this role you will design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and groups; and provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services. You may also be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. 

You will learn to:

  • Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Confirm client development status
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Develop and maintain industry networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage and promote diversity

Career Opportunities:

The Community Services industry 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).

For information on roles such as those listed below, please read our articles “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles

  • Caseworker
  • Community services worker
  • Community support worker
  • Domestic violence worker
  • Early intervention homelessness worker
  • Family support worker
  • Health education officer
  • Outreach officer
  • Welfare support worker

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

This qualification requires you to complete 15 subjects (units of competency) including 40 hours of practical placement in industry.

 

Unit of Competency
Unit of Competency Code
Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs CHCLLN001
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Confirm client development status CHCDEV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCADV001
Provide advocacy and representation services CHCADV002
Assess co-existing needs CHCCCS004
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships CHCPRP001
Use communication to build relationships CHCCOM002
Maintain work health and safety HLTWHS003
Manage work health and safety HLTWHS004
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management CHCCSM005
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes CHCMGT005
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Manage and promote diversity CHCDIV003
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 15 Subjects, which cover the 15 Units of Competency within the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services.  The table below outlines the fees associated for each Subject and the Units of Competency the Subject covers.

Certificate IV in Community Services Assessment 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.

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