CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

Is it time to take the next step in your career in community services? Then this course is the right option for you.

This course reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services. At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

As a Community Services Worker you are employed in a job where you can empower groups in your community. This role is a rewarding job and a great way to give back to your community by making a difference in people’s everyday lives.

This qualification includes:

  • Providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals
  • Supervising and leading other workers in projects or teams
  • Delivering person-centred services to individuals and groups

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Case Worker
  • Community Education Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Outreach Officer

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
  • A broad range of skills and knowledge for a career in community services
  • Skills to work autonomously with limited responsibility
  • Skills to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups

What you need to know about this course:

  • New students are expected to attend a mandatory college orientation before course commencement. Orientation times and dates will be advised after enrolment.
  • Classes commence at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • You will need to plan for approximately 5-8 hours a week at home to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • Student lounge available
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements:

  • You are not required to have a Certificate II or Certificate III level qualification to enter the Certificate IV course
  • There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course
  • Recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences
  • Current National Police Check (arranged through SGSCC)
  • Complete an SGSCC English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that the student has sufficient skills to successfully complete the course
  • Access to computer/internet
  • Facebook account for private class communication and access to learning resources (assistance creating an account can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Note taking materials
  • Attend work placement (arranged by SGSCC) and be workplace assessed (minimum 80 hours)
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)

Units of Competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  2. CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  3. CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  5. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  6. CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  7. HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  8. CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  9. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  10. CHCCCS008 Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  11. CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  12. CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  13. CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
  14. CHCDEV001 Confirm client development status
  15. BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

  • Yes, you need to complete 80 hours (15 days) in a community care service facility such as an aged care home, home and community service, or in a community services role.
  • You will work as a student (unpaid) during work placement
  • SGSCC also offers a simulated learning environment
  • Before commencing your work placement you will need a ‘Working with Children’ check and a current National Criminal Record history check. The college can help you apply for this.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 15 units of learning

Assessments are made up of a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Observations
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Presentation
  • Questions and answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to re-submit their assessments if required

When you have completed and been deemed competent you can:

  • Progress with SGSCC to the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Fee and Payment options:

  • $2,320 (maximum Smart and Skilled student fee)
  • $4,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart and Skilled)
  • Pay in full or interest-free monthly payment plan available
  • By Cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Time for you to enrol:

  • The WorkSkills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7412 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

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face-to-face

2019-10-24 2019-10-24
Jannali Campus
Delivery: Thursday 9.30am-3pm
Duration: 3 term course
Units of Learning: 15
Monthly Intake: Yes
Requirements: 15 days of work placement on a Wednesday

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