Course Start Date
12 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Community Services helps you build a career as a community services worker in the fastest growing industry in Australia. Learn a broad range of skills in areas like alcohol and other drugs, child protection, juvenile justice, mental health and more, and help your clients achieve their goals.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Build caring and supportive relationships with people accessing services, their careers, and family members
- Engage in interventions
- Plan and conduct group activities
- Gain experience working within a community development strategic framework
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Resolve conflict and diffuse difficult situations
- Explore the issues and interests of different communities
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally accredited Certificate IV qualification that enables you to work across the community services sector
- The foundation to continue to higher training or a degree
- Community services worker
- Health education officer
- Domestic violence officer
- Family support worker
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Community Services
- Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Diploma of Mental Health
- Bachelor of Community Services with TAFE NSW Degrees
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a self paced online course. You must attend approximately 12 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run for 18 months.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are new or existing workers in the community services sector.
- may have prior knowledge or experience within the community services industry, or have been engaged in voluntary roles in a community setting.
Ideally you will have:
- good levels of literacy and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. These skills could have been gained from work, study or life experience.
- good digital skills including the ability to navigate competently online using websites and email.
- skills in Microsoft Word (or equivalent) and an understanding of how to download and upload documents, and open and save files on a computer.
- good organisational and time management skills to take responsibility for following your Training Plan and managing your study schedule.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCCCS014||Provide brief interventions|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Enrol Now
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