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.
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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.
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.
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“.
By completing the Advocacy Skill Set, you will also have the option of continuing to complete either a CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, CHC52015 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.
Skill Set Requirements
Tuition Fees & Payment Options
Recognition of Prior Learning
How do I Enrol?
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 clients||CHCADV001|
|Provide advocacy and representation services||CHCADV002|