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CHC32015 - Certificate III in Community Services

If you have your heart set on helping others, the Certificate III in Community Services is just for you.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

DURATION

12 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$3,360 (2021), $3,288 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$984 (2021), $960 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$636 (2021), $612 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

12 units

JOB PROSPECTS

This level is appropriate for support workers, case workers and client contact officers, generally these positions have direct contact with clients, identify presenting needs and refer to appropriate services and support.

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs. At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

12 months full-time

Core
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS016Respond to client needs
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
Elective
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCCDE003Work within a community development framework
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
Optional Elective
CHCDFV001Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

Online

2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2021 FebruaryOnline Available
2021 MayOnline Available
2021 JulyOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is highly recommended that students have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
This level is appropriate for support workers, case workers and client contact officers, generally these positions have direct contact with clients, identify presenting needs and refer to appropriate services and support.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$3,288 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$960 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$612 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$274 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$80 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$51 (2020)
Fee for service$3,360 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$984 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$636 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$280 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$82 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$53 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit$41 (2021)
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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