Certificate IV in Community Services Work (08)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Dandenong||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 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 SkillinvestSkillinvest is a Registered Training Organisation located in Victoria. Skillinvest resulted from the merger of sister companies WORKCO Limited and LINK Employment + Training under one brand, Skillinvest. Skillinvest also incorporates Longerenong College. The College retains its name which has been synonymous with agricultural education and training in Victoria for over 125 years. Skillinvest offers nationally recognised training in the fields of: agriculture and agribusiness, automotive, building and construction, business and management, competitive systems and practices, civil construction, community services, engineering, equine/racing, hairdressing , training and assessment, and selected short courses. Skillinvest delivers customised training in simulated work environments at its training facilities or in combination with workplace training delivery. RTO code: 4192
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40708
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal
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.