Certificate IV in Community Services Work (08)
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers workers who provide a range of services and interventions to clients, and/or who implement community education and interventions. Individuals will learn how to provide a holistic approach to client needs, including social, emotional, psychological and practical support. Work may take place in a range of contexts such as community-based organisations, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services, and workers may have supervisory responsibilities. It also defines the knowledge and skills required by support workers and case workers who work autonomously under the broad guidance of others, and refers to specific knowledge of a client group and appropriate intervention processes applied in residential and community settings.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work within a community development framework; Identify and respond to children and young people at risk; Use targeted communication skills to build relationships; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Work effectively in the community sector; Deliver and develop client services; Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately; Maintain an effective work environment; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Contribute to OHS processes. Electives: Work effectively in social housing; Provide support and care relating to suicide bereavement; Develop, implement and review sexual and reproductive health education programs; plus more.
About Quest CollegeQuest College, established on the Sunshine Coast in 1999, is a Registered Training Organisation, Provider No. 31797. Quest College mission is built on commitment to empower people, change lives and give back to the community by creating vocational and employment pathways through education, innovation, and learning. The College is respected for their active involvement in the community, partnership approach, high quality and effective delivery of training and assessment services that prepare students for employment in a range of industries. Current scope of registration includes Foundation skills, horticulture, hospitality, individual and Community Services. Quest College takes pride in delivering training to a broad range of students with varying backgrounds and learning styles, including young people, mature-age students, and people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. RTO code: 31797
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40708
- Part-time internal = 14 weeks
14 units: 10 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Where work also involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, candidates are recommended to select the following unit: Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
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.