Certificate IV in Community Services

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC42015
TAFE SA CodeTP00825
Example Career ProfileCounsellor and Community WorkerCounsellor and Community Worker
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Description

Develop the skills and knowledge to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups as well as providing support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.

Locations

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ElizabethOn & Off CampusApply Now
NoarlungaOn & Off CampusApply Now
Regency ParkOn & Off CampusApply Now

Course Admission Requirements

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  • Either any Certificate III or higher or SACE Completion or equivalent
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Important Information

  • This qualification requires a combination of online study and compulsory weekly attendance on campus for 2 days per week. In addition to this, students will be required to attend and complete industry experience at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic (or other negotiated industry workplace). More information about Bower Place can be found at www.bowerplace.com.au - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.
  • Campus locations for workshop day will include Noarlunga, Regency Park and Elizabeth.
  • For participation in this qualification, students will be required to obtain a clearance from the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion at their expense. For more information please go to https://screening.dcsi.sa.gov.au/
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Employment Outcomes

On completion of this qualification, students may be able to move into the community services sector, working in roles such as case worker, prevention worker, home based care worker, community services worker, welfare worker and early intervention worker.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)
Skills covered include interests and rights of clients, communication, working with diverse people, legal and ethical requirements, developing and maintaining networks and partnerships and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 8 elective units.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Fees

The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.