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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.
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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
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Use communication to build relationships
Work legally and ethically
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Maintain work health and safety
Provide individualised support
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Provide domestic and family violence support in non-English speaking background communities
Facilitate family intervention strategies
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Manage personal stressors in the work environment
| 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|
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.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
Once the course is complete, you can apply to undertake the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.
-Family violence support worker
-Community Services worker
-Family services worker
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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.
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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.
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