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Certificate II in Community Services

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

 

Course Details
Training Package Version:  Release 1
A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding and this course aims to introduce you to the field of community service.  This is an introduction to the general field of community services.  It gives students the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to clients accessing a service; assisting clients to meet their immediate needs (ie shelter); and to develop helping relationships to assist clients in a crisis situation.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in:

  • Aged care
  • Disability and
  • Home and community care. 

You will gain skills in:

  • Communication
  • Information provision and processing
  • Administration support
  • Networking
  • Group support.

Additional Resources: 
On occasion there may be additional resources that learners are required to provide as part of their course.  Specific details will be provided in your Pre-Enrolment Pack.

VET Student Loans:  This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Please note that due the different ways in which this course is delivered our Geraldton Campus does NOT have this course available for Semester 2 enrolments, however, our Northam Campus does have Semester 2 enrolments available.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graduates from a Certificate II in Community Services will have the potential to obtain employment in a variety of roles including the following:

  • Assistant Community Services Worker,
  • Personal Care Assistant,
  • Front Desk Officer / Receptionist,
  • Support Worker,
  • Youth Worker, or a
  • Residential Support Worker.

Successful completion of the Certificate II in Community Services is also a pathway to Certificate III in Children's Services or any other Community Services program including Support Services, Women's Health, Disability Services and Youth Work. 

Further study opportunities:

Certificate III in Community Services Work

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

This course is offered flexibly and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowFlexible Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Organise and complete daily work activitiesBSBWOR202AUK61
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Provide first point of contactCHCCOM001AVC33
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Manage personal stress in the workplaceBSBWOR201AUI68
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AUK77
Work effectively with othersBSBWOR203AUH64
Write routine workplace textsFSKWTG09WG348
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

This course is offered flexibly and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowFlexible Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Graduates from a Certificate II in Community Services will have the potential to obtain employment in a variety of roles including the following:

  • Assistant Community Services Worker,
  • Personal Care Assistant,
  • Front Desk Officer / Receptionist,
  • Support Worker,
  • Youth Worker, or a
  • Residential Support Worker.

Successful completion of the Certificate II in Community Services is also a pathway to Certificate III in Children's Services or any other Community Services program including Support Services, Women's Health, Disability Services and Youth Work. 

Further study opportunities:

Certificate III in Community Services Work

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Organise and complete daily work activitiesBSBWOR202AUK61
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Provide first point of contactCHCCOM001AVC33
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Manage personal stress in the workplaceBSBWOR201AUI68
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AUK77
Work effectively with othersBSBWOR203AUH64
Write routine workplace textsFSKWTG09WG348
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

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OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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