Certificate IV in Community Services Work (08)
TAFE Queensland East Coast
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Nambour||No||External, Flexible Delivery, Full-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. 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. The qualification defines 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. On completion of this qualification the worker will be able to design and deliver programs that aim to enhance the wellbeing of individuals and groups.
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; Work effectively with people with a disability; Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues; Support the rights and safety of children and young people; Develop, implement and review sexual and reproductive health education programs; plus more.
About TAFE Queensland East CoastTAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.
TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education they are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02004B RTO code: 0418
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40708
- External = 0.5 year
- Flexible Delivery = 0.5 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
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.