Certificate II in Community Services
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Brisbane Fortitude Valley||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 for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Provide first point of contact; Communicate and work in health or community services; Work with diverse people; Participate in workplace health and safety; Organise and complete daily work activities. Electives: Work within a community development framework; Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety; Ensure the health and safety of children; Be an effective volunteer; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; plus more.
About Charlton BrownEstablished in 1985, CHARLTON BROWN is a Registered Training Organisation and an international community services social enterprise which specialises in: accredited and contextualised skill set training in aged care, disability care, welfare, children's services, youth work and justice studies; leadership and professional development programs for industry; practicum work placements across the ASEAN region for Australian students; study tours and on-going student support with casual, part-time and full-time employment.
Provider CRICOS: 02476C RTO code: 2508
Certificate IICourse code: CHC22015
Brisbane Fortitude Valley
- Full-time internal = 11 weeks
- Part-time internal
9 units: 5 core; 4 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.