Certificate II in Community Services (12)
Open Access College and The Marden Senior College, The
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Marden||No||External, Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
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 Open Access College and The Marden Senior College, TheEstablished in 2001, The Open Access College and The Marden Senior College is a Registered Training Organisation offering training to students who may not otherwise have the opportunity to participate successfully. Training is delivered to enable upgrading of skills and with the aim of providing a path to lifelong learning. Geographic location, isolation and preferred learning setting and methodologies are considered when preparing courses and course materials. The Open Access College develops and delivers distance training through a variety of mediums, including online learning. The Marden Senior College delivers face-to-face training for adults. RTO code: 40046
Certificate IICourse code: CHC20112
- External = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time internal = 1 year
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.