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.
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.
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”
Tuition Fees & Payment Options
How do I Enrol?
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|
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.
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.