Certificate I in Active Volunteering - CHC14015

Conservation Skills Centre

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of volunteer workers and includes foundation skills required to enable them to effectively undertake volunteer work. This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry. Organisations may require volunteers to undergo relevant background checks. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 20 hours of volunteer work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 5 units: 3 core
  • 2 elective


  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Be an effective volunteer
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Work with diverse people
  • Write simple workplace information
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Provide basic emergency life support
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Follow basic food safety practices

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat No
Bendigo No
Brisbane No
Cairns No
Canberra No
Centennial Park No
Darwin No
Fremantle No
Hobart No
Launceston No
South Geelong No
Townsville No
West Melbourne No
Wickham No

Further information

All volunteer workers need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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