Certificate II in Community Services
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Geelong||Yes||Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release, 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 DiversitatDiversitat Training is a Registered Training Organisation delivering national training solutions to industry and individuals in the Geelong region since 1997. The provider offers nationally accredited training from certificate to advanced diploma in aged care, business management, children's services, community services, counselling, disability, education support, health services, youth work and more.
Provider CRICOS: 03369J RTO code: 5819
Certificate IICourse code: CHC22015
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal = 8 months
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.