Certificate II in Community Services (12)
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It may be used as a pathway qualification into community services work and may apply specifically to workers who support individuals by providing a first point of contact in a crisis situation and referral to a broad range of services, or workers in residential facilities and/or in community services under direct or regular supervision.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Prepare for work in the community sector; Communicate with people accessing the services of the organisation; Follow policies, procedures and programs of the organisation; Work with others; Participate in WHS processes; or Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work. Elective streams: Children's services; Parent help services; Emergency relief services; Support services; First point of contact; Settlement work; plus more.
About Djerriwarrh Community & Education ServicesEstablished in 1989, Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services is a community-based not for profit Registered Training Organisation delivering a range of services in western suburbs of Melbourne. Djerriwarrh works together with the community, similar organisations, participants, clients and local, state and federal governments. It specialises in adult education, training and youth support services. Djerriwarrh's head office is based in Melton with other sites in Sunbury, St Albans and Sunshine. Djerriwarrh education and training services include: Adult Community and Further Education, literacy and numeracy services including Skills for Education and Employment, government contracted training, fee-for-service training including Drink Drive education and Djerriwarrh Community House. Other services include: School-Focused Youth Service, L2P, Road Safety Ambassadors Project, Springboard and Work for the Dole Program. RTO code: 3771
Certificate IICourse code: CHC20112
- Part-time internal = 13 weeks
11 units: 5 core; 6 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.
Welfare workers work with individuals, families, groups and communities to improve quality of life by empowering, educating and supporting people and by helping them to change their social environment.