Certificate IV in Community Services Byron Community College

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Certificate IV in Community Services

Certificate IV in Community Services
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015.
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Work within a community development framework (CHCCDE003)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (CHCDIS007)
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion (CHCDIS008)
  • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs (CHCDIS010)
  • Provide advocacy and representation services (CHCADV002)
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (CHCCCS006)
  • Maintain work health and safety (HLTWHS003)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS001)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Assess co-existing needs (CHCCCS004)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs (CHCCCS008)
Certificate IV in Community Services

<p><div align="center">{image name:“NRT Logo”}</div></p><p>Have you always wanted to work in, or progress your career in the community services sector?</p><p>The Certificate IV in Community Services

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Have you always wanted to work in, or progress your career in the community services sector?

The Certificate IV in Community Services will give you the practical skills and knowledge to work with a diverse range of people in community, residential and health care settings. You will gain skills in responding to client needs, following safe work practices, undertaking person-centred care and communicating in a community services environment, as well as a variety of other valuable skills. On completion of the course you will have the skills and knowledge to work as a Community Services Worker, Health Education Officer, Domestic Violence Officer and Family Support Worker. Students will be required to complete supervised work placements in the community services industry.

You Will Learn

  • Facilitate the rights and interests of clients
  • Communication to build relationships
  • Maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Strategies to address unmet needs
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • Workplace health and safety

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Community Services Worker
  • Health Education Officer
  • Domestic Violence Officer
  • Family Support Worker

Entry Requirements

  • There are no formal prerequisites for this course. This course is aimed at people who have some life experience not necessarily in the community services sector.

Course Duration & Hours

  • 27 Weeks Duration (no classes during NSW school holidays)
  • Two days a week of classroom learning: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • One day (equivalent) of home study
  • Held at the Mullumbimby Campus

Course Fees

  • Smart & Skilled Scholarship: $0
  • Smart & Skilled Concession: $240
  • Smart & Skilled Full Fee: $1,990
  • Standard Concession fee: $2,950
  • Standard Full fee: $3,250
  • Early Bird Fee: $2,750 (Available until the 16th January 2019)

This course is Austudy Approved. Full time workload would be 24 hours per week for 27 weeks.

Smart and Skilled funded places may be available for these qualifications – please call the college for more information on 02 6684 3374

Subsidised Training under Smart and Skilled

This course is being offered as a subsidised course to eligible students under the NSW Government Smart and Skilled program. Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It’s helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. Many of our full qualifications have full or part fee subsidies available for eligible students.

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Be aged between 15-30 years of age
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Concession (S&S Concession) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Full Fee (S&S Full Fee) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales

Applications for these subsidised* places are limited so a funded place cannot be guaranteed.

Payment Plan
Course fees are paid in instalments scheduled throughout the duration of the course. Fee schedules for individual courses are outlined on the enrolment paperwork available through the college administration team.

Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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