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CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC32015 State ID: AWJ2
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Learn the skills to make a difference for communities.

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

You will learn skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour, and
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers.

This qualification applies to community work delivered through a broad range of services which provide support to individuals and groups. This level of training is appropriate for support workers, caseworkers and client contact officers.

You will also gains skills in:

  • Participating in local government and community organisations
  • Assisting in planning and developing programs to meet needs
  • Communicating effectively
  • Networking
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating community education and development and
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information and understanding legal and ethical requirements. 

Half price fees apply!  

Half-price

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more about half price the fee cap eligibility here.

^ Please note: You'll pay half price for the course fees, other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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

Job opportunities include:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Youth Worker

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

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Available all year round, 2021

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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External
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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Self Paced External
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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Self Paced Onsite
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Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Kalgoorlie
How Self Paced Onsite
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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Traineeship

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