CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services Byron Community College

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CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015.
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs (CHCCCS008)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (CHCDIS007)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Work within a community development framework (CHCCDE003)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (CHCCCS006)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Assess co-existing needs (CHCCCS004)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS001)
  • Provide advocacy and representation services (CHCADV002)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Maintain work health and safety (HLTWHS003)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Engage respectfully with young people (CHCYTH001)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
CHC42015 - 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>This course will give you the practical

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

This course 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 learn how to respond to client needs, follow safe work practices, undertake person-centred care and communicate 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, Family Support Worker and more.

Students are required to undertake at least 60 hours work placement 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
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Workplace health and safety

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

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

Admission Requirements

  • Entry into the course is by application. Applicants will be required to complete a Learner Profile to determine their literacy language and numeracy skills. The required level of foundation skilled in reading, numeracy, writing and oral communication are at ACSF level 2.
  • The outcome of the completed Learner Profile is used to determine the learner’s ACSF level and whether they meet the minimum admission requirements.
  • Learners deemed to meet the admission level requirements, will be contacted by a Student Support Officer (SSO) who will conduct a pre-enrolment questionnaire. The endorsement of the required ACSF level and outcome of the pre-enrolment will trigger an approval for enrolment.
  • If it is deemed that a learner is not suitable for the course the College will work with the learner to find an alternative pathway.

Desirable Requirements

  • Prior to work placement, learners are required to hold a National Police Certificate, issued by the NSW Police Force. The College will assist learners in completing the form, however it is the responsibility of the learner to attend Police Station in NSW.
  • It is also strongly recommended by NSW Health that all volunteers and staff working within the industry are up to date with vaccines, boosters and flu shots.
  • It is desirable (but not essential) that learners have access to a computer, phone and internet whilst studying with the College.

Course Duration & Hours

  • 22 week duration
  • Two days of classroom learning 9:00am – 4:00pm per week
  • One day (equivalent) of home study per week
  • 60 hours work placement
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus
  • Classes will not be held during NSW school holidays
  • Full time workload would be 23 hours per week for 22 weeks

Course Fees

  • Smart & Skilled Scholarship: $0
  • Smart & Skilled Concession: $240
  • Smart & Skilled Full Fee: $1,990
  • Smart & Skilled Full Fee (2nd Qualification): $2,320
  • Full fee: $3,250
  • Concession: $2,950
  • Early Bird: $2,750 (deposit to be received by Friday 17th January 2020)
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW government

This course is Austudy Approved.

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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