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Certificate II in Community Services

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

 

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A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding - this course could be your introduction. The Certificate II in Community Services provides 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 (eg 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 gains 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 Loan

This course IS NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

This course is also available as a VET in Schools program.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

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

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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.

HowContinuous Enrolment
Face To Face (Class Room)
Flexible Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also 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
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
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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.

HowContinuous Enrolment
Face To Face (Class Room)
Flexible Delivery
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
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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.

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also 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
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 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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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 2018 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 2018 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

Qualification level

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Available Semester 2, 2018
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Available Semester 1, 2018
Fee Type Course Fee Resource Fee Total Fee
Priority Skills $780.00 $200.58 $980.58

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