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  • Enrich your life and the lives of others by advocating and acting as a community representative.
  • Discover how to facilitate the realisation of client’s interests, rights and needs.
  • Develop a connection with 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 Skill Set that is respected by industry.

CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set

CHCSS00069
Advocacy Skill Set

Learn how to represent the needs of others by completing the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

This course will enhance and consolidate your existing community services skills and knowledge with a specific focus on assisting clients to identify their rights and needs.

You’ll learn how to represent and advocate on behalf of clients, assisting them to voice their needs and concerns.

Find out more about this rewarding Advocacy course while reading the information in the tabs below.

Course Overview
Course Structure
Study & Assessment

Overview – CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set

Make a change today and learn new skills by completing the Nationally Recognised CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

In this Advocacy course, you will learn the skills required to advocate or represent clients in the health or community sector.

This skill set has been developed for anyone with existing experience or qualifications in community services or health sector roles and are seeking to broaden their skills.

During the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set, you’ll learn how best to support the interests and rights of clients.

Course Support

This is an interactive course and also includes extensive trainer support from industry experts to help you achieve your goals.

You will have the chance to attend weekly live online classes and also live chat sessions. During these, you will learn additional skills that will either clarify or enhance your learning from the course.

These weekly live classes and chat sessions will also give you the chance to ask questions and also interact with fellow students.

You will also learn the strategies and skills needed to support the interests and rights of clients, provide advocacy and representation services.

In this Skill Set you’ll also learn to:

  • Facilitate the realisation of client interests, rights and needs
  • Advocate in accordance with client preferences and requests to optimise client outcomes
  • Provide ongoing support to clients
  • Support clients making a complaint
  • Review progress
  • Establish the representative role and process
  • Represent the interests of client or client group
  • Negotiate outcomes and liaise with key people
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies

Advocacy Career Opportunities:

The Community Services industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australis with an estimate of over 50,000 new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au). There are also many job options in the community services sector. For more information about some of these and more you can read our articles  “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” or “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

  • Community Support Worker
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Officer
  • Welfare Rights Worker
  • Community Education Worker

Community Services Qualification Pathways

By completing the Advocacy Skill Set, you will also have the option of continuing to complete either a CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community ServicesCHC52015 Diploma of Community Services courses through Australis.

There are 2 units of competency in the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set which are also contained within our range of Community Services and Counselling courses. One of our team will be happy to discuss apply these credits towards other courses. Any credits that you are granted will also, therefore, reduce the time and cost of these courses.

Subject list for CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set

Over 2 month period, students at Australis College must complete 2 units of competency while studying to obtain their CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

Students will also 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

Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001
Provide advocacy and representation servicesCHCADV002

 

More information regarding this Skill Set and related courses can be found at the Federal Government’s training.gov.au website.

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

Learn how to represent the needs of others by completing the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

This course will enhance and consolidate your existing community services skills and knowledge with a specific focus on assisting clients to identify their rights and needs.

You’ll learn how to represent and advocate on behalf of clients, assisting them to voice their needs and concerns.

Find out more about this rewarding Advocacy course while reading the information in the tabs below.

Course Overview Course Overview

Overview – CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set

Make a change today and learn new skills by completing the Nationally Recognised CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

In this Advocacy course, you will learn the skills required to advocate or represent clients in the health or community sector.

This skill set has been developed for anyone with existing experience or qualifications in community services or health sector roles and are seeking to broaden their skills.

During the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set, you’ll learn how best to support the interests and rights of clients.

Course Support

This is an interactive course and also includes extensive trainer support from industry experts to help you achieve your goals.

You will have the chance to attend weekly live online classes and also live chat sessions. During these, you will learn additional skills that will either clarify or enhance your learning from the course.

These weekly live classes and chat sessions will also give you the chance to ask questions and also interact with fellow students.

You will also learn the strategies and skills needed to support the interests and rights of clients, provide advocacy and representation services.

In this Skill Set you’ll also learn to:

  • Facilitate the realisation of client interests, rights and needs
  • Advocate in accordance with client preferences and requests to optimise client outcomes
  • Provide ongoing support to clients
  • Support clients making a complaint
  • Review progress
  • Establish the representative role and process
  • Represent the interests of client or client group
  • Negotiate outcomes and liaise with key people
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies

Advocacy Career Opportunities:

The Community Services industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australis with an estimate of over 50,000 new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au). There are also many job options in the community services sector. For more information about some of these and more you can read our articles  “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” or “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

  • Community Support Worker
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Officer
  • Welfare Rights Worker
  • Community Education Worker

Community Services Qualification Pathways

By completing the Advocacy Skill Set, you will also have the option of continuing to complete either a CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community ServicesCHC52015 Diploma of Community Services courses through Australis.

There are 2 units of competency in the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set which are also contained within our range of Community Services and Counselling courses. One of our team will be happy to discuss apply these credits towards other courses. Any credits that you are granted will also, therefore, reduce the time and cost of these courses.

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set

Over 2 month period, students at Australis College must complete 2 units of competency while studying to obtain their CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set.

Students will also 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

Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001
Provide advocacy and representation servicesCHCADV002

 

More information regarding this Skill Set and related courses can be found at the Federal Government’s training.gov.au website.

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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