This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may 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. To successfully complete this course, students will be required to complete 15 units of competency. This comprises 7 core units & 8 elective units. Elective units offered are selected by each campus teacher. Note: The list below is a guide to potential units and not all units may be available at each campus. Contact the relevant campus for further information.
Great pathway into the Diploma of Community Services.
Swan Hill Campus: Classroom based delivery offered 2 days per week on Wednesdays & Thursdays - 11 month duration. Flexible delivery with monthly workshops on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 8:30pm - 18 months duration. Mildura Campus: Workshop delivery, this program is offered as a flexible mode of delivery with one compolsory workshop. Duration: 18 months. Both campuses offer on the job via Traineeship.
Must be 18 years at commencement of study, a completed course application form incorporating a Pre-Training Review, and an interview. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||100||$40.00|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs||80||$40.00|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||55||$40.00|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||$40.00|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55||$40.00|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||80||$40.00|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||40||$40.00|
|CHCADV002||Provide advocacy and representation services||80||$40.00|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context||80||$40.00|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||120||$40.00|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations||45||$40.00|
|CHCCDE011||Implement community development strategies||70||$40.00|
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact||35||$40.00|
|CHCCSM005||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management||75||$40.00|
|CHCDFV001||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence||50||$40.00|
|CHCGRP002||Plan and conduct group activities||70||$40.00|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||80||$40.00|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||120||$40.00|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40||$40.00|
|CHCYTH001||Engage respectfully with young people||60||$40.00|
|CHCYTH002||Work effectively with young people in the youth work context||60||$40.00|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||18||$25.00|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment||25||$40.00|
|VU22448||Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant||40||$0.00|
|RPL Government Subsidised||$1,997|
|2020 Ongoing Enrolment||Swan Hill Campus||Part Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year|
|2020 Ongoing Enrolment||Mildura Campus||Full Time, Full Year, Trainee|
|2020 Ongoing Enrolment||Swan Hill Campus||Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year|
|2020 July||Mildura Campus||Part Time, Flexible/Online, Semester 2, 9.00AM - 3.00PM, Commences: Thursday, 16 July|