This certification applies to employees who deliver a variety of services and interventions to clients and/or carry out community outreach and education initiatives. Workers may have supervisory responsibilities and work in a variety of settings, including community-based organizations, residential rehabilitation services, and outreach services.
After you have finished Certificate III in Community Services, you must complete 1 semester full-time (about 15 hours per week) OR the equivalent of part-time (CHC32015).
This qualification is part of a suite of other comparable CHC courses that are now being offered and cover well-known topics in order to maximize your employment options in the community.
You will receive major credit and might be able to finish all three credentials in a single year (CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services and CHC42115 Certificate IV in Community Development and CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services).
As an alternative, you can finish the Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015) in two semesters (about 15 hours per week) OR the corresponding number of part-time hours.
All students should take Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015) at CIT as their recommended course of study.
You will be required to take a literacy assessment upon entry to prove that you have the necessary literacy skills. To enhance your learning and achievement, we have incorporated literacy into our training.
Literacy Skills Information
For you to successfully complete this course, we recommend that you have literacy abilities in reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and, depending on your program of study, numeracy, at least at level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. If you don't have this level, you can still enroll and get help to develop your skills, or you can choose to start with a course at a lower level.
After successfully completing this qualification, the employee will be able to plan and implement programs that are geared towards improving the health of both individuals and groups.
Titles of occupations include:
Community services worker
Community support worker
Domestic violence worker
Early intervention homelessness worker
Family support worker
Health education officer
Welfare support worker
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