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Statement of Attainment in CIV Pathway to Diploma Community Services

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Overview About this course

Get a step up to the Diploma in Community Services with this short course. Learn how to respond to crises while caring for yourself and colleagues. Run engaging programs and reflect on your own practice through self-evaluation and client feedback.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Identify and respond to crises by choosing strategies that reduce risk to others and care for yourself and colleagues in crisis situations through risk minimisation, supervision and debriefing

  • Empower clients to make informed choices about getting further help and develop a support plan with them

  • Develop and run programs that consider a client's individual differences, rights, needs and preferences and evaluate whether they achieve objectives

  • Reflect on your practice using feedback from clients and peers, and enhance your practice by creating support networks and seeking specialist advice or training

  • Create a personal development plan that includes goals, timeframes and ways of measuring progress

  • Run at least one community sector service program relating to your current community services work, local area, or simulated work environment

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in Certificate IV or Diploma in Community Services

  • The skills and knowledge to respond to crisis situations safely and effectively

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Experience in the community services industry or previous study, such as a Certificate III or Certificate IV in Community Services.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: welfare worker in a range of community, aged care and disability services with the Diploma in Community Services.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 1 Course

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 4 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Statement of Attainment in CIV Pathway to Diploma Community Services does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations CHCCCS019

  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes CHCMGT005

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice CHCPRP003

  • Develop and implement service programs CHCCCS007

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 1 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

You can select a delivery option below to see the sessions available. Or you can view all sessions related to Community and Youth Services

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