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Overview

Are you an international student?

Not available for international students.

Course code:

CHC42015

Next available intakes:

July, February

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Glen Waverley

The Certificate IV in Community Services is a unique course as all 7 electives have been carefully selected to provide applicants with specific knowledge and skills around working within a family violence framework.

The Certificate IV in Community Services is tailored to build skills and knowledge around family violence for those currently looking to up-skill or seeking employment.

This is a Free TAFE course 

Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.

Find out about eligibility

Course structure

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

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

CHCCCS015

Provide individualised support

CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCDFV004

Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

CHCDFV005

Provide domestic and family violence support in non-English speaking background communities

CHCFAM009

Facilitate family intervention strategies

CHCSOH001

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Code Name
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDFV001Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDFV004Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
CHCDFV005Provide domestic and family violence support in non-English speaking background communities
CHCFAM009Facilitate family intervention strategies
CHCSOH001Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Entry requirements

Applicants need to complete a literacy, language and numeracy test and be deemed to have the appropriate LLN skills to complete the course.

- At least 18 years of age
- To gain this qualification, successful completion of the placement is required. Students will be informed of this at the interview.

Your selection will be based on a face to face interview, as well as a short written task. You will also need to complete an online language, numeracy and literacy test prior to enrolment.

At the interview stage, you are encouraged to make us aware of any additional support needs you may require to enable us to link you in with appropriate supports.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

PATHWAYS

Once the course is complete, you can apply to undertake the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

-Family violence support worker
-Community Services worker
-Family services worker
-Intake worker


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$7,189.00

Government subsidised

$1,866.00

Concession

$373.20

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Community Services Open Days

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you�re interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you're interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

 

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

Passionate about helping individuals who require support due to aging, disability and other reasons? This session will provide you with information about how we can help you provide person-centred support to those who need it. Join us for this presentation and discover the rewards of working with older persons, the benefits of our industry connections and details of our Individual Support course. The session starts promptly at 4pm.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities. This session will provide you information about our course and how we can support you to be successful as an activities coordinator in a range of settings. Visit us on Open Day for a presentation and short activity, presented by our experienced trainers, highlighting industry placement opportunities and future pathways. The session starts promptly at 4pm.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us at Open day at our Youth Work and Alcohol and Other Drugs session to find out more about how our course is designed to provide you with the right knowledge and skills for a career in this industry. This course is suited to those who want to make a real difference to their community by working with youth.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you�re interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin or City campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (daytime or evening delivery).

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

Attend our information sessions to learn more about our suite of courses in the mental health and alcohol and other drug areas offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions will be facilitated by a Social Science teacher and each session will cover: - Application process - Contact hours for each of the different course options - Course structures available for our Certificate IV and Diploma - Career opportunities Attendees will also have time to ask questions and speak with a Social Science teacher 1 on 1. We'll also be accepting applications on the night so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. This session will cover our Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs, and our Diploma of Mental Health.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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