The Certificate IV in Community Services is a great qualification for those who already have some experience in the sector and who are keen work either autonomously or as a team leader. This qualification will assist you in your next career step. Graduates of this program may find themselves applying to roles such as:
- Behavioural support officer
- Development officer
- Disability officer
- Employment coordinator (disability)
- Lifestyle support officer
- Residential care officer
- Social educator
- Team leader
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While there are no requirements for entry into the Certificate IV in Community Services, if you do not already hold a we recommend that you apply for the QLD Blue Card (working with Children Check) our team can guide you with this process.
The course units have been chosen with input from employers to ensure you cover the material which is most relevant for employment. The Certificate IV course includes 15 units of which 7 are core units. The remaining 8 are selected to ensure you get a positive response from potential employers.
|CHCADV001 – Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||CORE|
|CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs||CORE|
|CHCPRP001 – Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||CORE|
|HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety||CORE|
|CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships||CORE|
|CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people||CORE|
|CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically||CORE|
|CHCCDE003 – Work within a community development framework||ELECTIVE|
|CHCGRP002 – Plan and conduct group activities||ELECTIVE|
|CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||ELECTIVE|
|CHCPRT002 – Support the rights and safety of children and young people||ELECTIVE|
|CHCYTH001 – Engage respectfully with young people||ELECTIVE|
|CHCYTH003 – Support young people to create opportunities in their lives||ELECTIVE|
|CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues||ELECTIVE|
|CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice||ELECTIVE|
Qualifications can be completed via a combination of self-paced and study group. The duration will vary dependent on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.
Where relevant assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.
Fees for the program vary dependent on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.
Call 1300 889 564
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