|Qualitication Award||Certificate IV in Community services (CHC42015)|
|Delivery Mode||Face to face in a real work environment|
|Duration||2 days per week for 30 weeks|
Oasis - Central Coast
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, you will be required to complete a pre-enrolment evaluation, in order to determine your ability/capacity to successfully complete the course.
You will likely need a current Working With Children Check and/or Criminal History Background Check – this is determined by the organisation that will host your work placement.
Certificate IV in Community Services is a competency-based course which requires 15 units for the qualification (7 core units and 8 elective units).
To achieve this qualification with us, you will need to successfully complete the following 15 units:
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCADV002||Provide advicavy and representation services|
|CHCCCS003||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCAOD001||Work in alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCGRP002||Plan and conduct group activities|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
Assessments will be conducted for each unit of competency through a mix of assessment methods, including practical demonstration, projects, questioning and case studies.
Students will receive clear assessment instructions and an opportunity for resubmission of assessment will be provided if required.
Work placement provide students with an opportunity to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a simulated environment.
The work placement is arranged by the student with assistance from Oasis Central Coast. It may be possible to undertake your work placement on-the-job if you are working in a suitable role in the community service sector.
A successful completion of Certificate IV provides a pathway to a range of Diploma level qualifications in Community Services, or a Bachelor Degree in Community Services or Social Science.
Eligibility - Smart and Skilled program
This course is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart and Skilled Training Program.
To be eligible you must be:
- an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
- aged 15 years or older, and
- live or work in New South Wales, and
- no longer be at school or equivalent
If you meet the above eligibility criteria for the Smart & Skilled Training Program the course cost is as follows:
- Exempt: Fee-Free
- Concession: $240
- If no prior post school qualification: $1,990
- If a post school qualification has previously been completed: $2,320
Course cost includes course resources.
Limited fee free scholarships are available for eligible students who are 15-30 years of age and either a Commonwealth Welfare recipient or the dependant of a Commonwealth Welfare recipient.
Students with a disability or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are also eligible for a fee exemption. Evidence of eligibility for a fee exemption will be required.
You may be eligible to attend this course to pay off your fines under a Work Development Order.
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