Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)

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Course Description

A Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 is great for students seeking careers as community service workers. Students gain core interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as the knowledge to work legally and ethically in Australia. There is also scope within the qualification to pursue interest areas like mental health, suicide and bereavement support, domestic violence, and addictions.

The Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Community Services Training Package.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

Unknown

Average Duration

12 months

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Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Therapy and Counseling

Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Family Support Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Youth Worker$1,250 weekly pay
Community Development Officer$1,440 weekly pay
Housing Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Child Safety Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Volunteer Coordinator$1,340 weekly pay
Family Support Worker$1,340 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their interests, rights and needs. This unit applies to workers of all levels in a range of health or community services settings who provide services using a human rights based approach and have direct interaction with clients.

CHCCCS004
Assess co-existing needs

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs.

CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust. This unit applies to work across a range of workplace contexts where workers at all levels may communicate with individuals and/or groups both in person and in writing.

CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers.

CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role. This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.

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Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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