The skills and knowledge gained from this community services qualification course will enable you to work in a range of positions within the community sector and enrich the lives of clients. These roles may range from offering support & basic living assistance to a variety of counselling, case management and even advocation for clients with complex needs so you can help them maintain a dignified lifestyle.
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Choose a career that fulfils you. Enrol into the Certificate IV in Community Services course today and start giving back to the community!
The CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services qualification will provide you with the key skills and experience needed by a community service worker.
As a community services worker, you’ll design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and groups. You will provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.
At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, casework or case management contexts.
The Community Services industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australis with an estimated over 50,000 new jobs to be created by 2020. There are many job options in the community services sector, for more information about some of these you can read our articles “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” or “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles”
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How do I Enrol?
Over a 12 month period, students at Australis College will complete 15 units of competency in addition to practical placement to obtain this Community Services qualification. Students will be supported throughout the community services course via one-on-one Trainer support, eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials, live chats and also forums which are designed to support individual learner needs.
Australis College also integrates activities, bringing together some common units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes. To obtain this community services qualification, you must complete the following 15 units of competency:
|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|
The below images show an example timetable for the 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.