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Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 | State ID: AWL8

 

Course Details
Training Package Version :  Release 2
Are you looking for a career change or wanting a qualification related to work you are currently doing?  This course is an introduction into community services work and may be for you. 

This course provides an entry into the field and develops skills such as:

  • Developing programs,
  • Communication,
  • Group work,
  • Program delivery, and
  • Community development.

This course will provide you with a range of practical skills and knowledge that will assist you in interventions with clients and the implementation of health promotion.  You will gain skills in:

  • Communicating at an advanced level,
  • Understanding behaviour of clients,
  • Training and group work,
  • Designing programs for accessibility,
  • Enhancing community participation,
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information,
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements, and
  • Advocating effectively.

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 Fee Help:  This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a:

  • Community or welfare support worker,
  • Outreach officer,
  • Family support worker or
  • Domestic violence worker.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Community Welfare Work or Diploma of Community Services Management

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

2 Semesters full-time and can complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work.
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
Full-Time
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
Assess co-existing needsCHCCCS004AVC74
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCHCPRP001AVB49
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Use communication to build relationshipsCHCCOM002AVC31
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Group A Relationship Education Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan and conduct group activitiesCHCGRP002AWA79
3 Other Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Engage respectfully with young peopleCHCYTH001WG826
Facilitate responsible behaviourCHCCCS009AVC68
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Work effectively with young people in the youth work contextCHCYTH002WG827
Work with people with mental health issuesCHCMHS001AVB69
Work within a community development frameworkCHCCDE003AVC47
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

2 Semesters full-time and can complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work.
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
Full-Time
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a:

  • Community or welfare support worker,
  • Outreach officer,
  • Family support worker or
  • Domestic violence worker.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Community Welfare Work or Diploma of Community Services Management

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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
Assess co-existing needsCHCCCS004AVC74
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCHCPRP001AVB49
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Use communication to build relationshipsCHCCOM002AVC31
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Group A Relationship Education Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan and conduct group activitiesCHCGRP002AWA79
3 Other Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Engage respectfully with young peopleCHCYTH001WG826
Facilitate responsible behaviourCHCCCS009AVC68
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Work effectively with young people in the youth work contextCHCYTH002WG827
Work with people with mental health issuesCHCMHS001AVB69
Work within a community development frameworkCHCCDE003AVC47
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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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
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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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
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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 C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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