TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Community Services - CHC32015

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

5 core units plus 7 electives.

Subjects

  • Provide first aid in remote situations
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Provide sexual and reproductive health information to clients
  • Be an effective volunteer
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Work with diverse people
  • Support group activities
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Provide individualised support
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Provide needle and syringe services
  • Provide client-centred telephone counselling
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
  • Conduct individual assessments
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Contribute to the review and development of policies
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Manage own work and learning
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
  • Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
  • Respond to client needs
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
  • Operate under a casework framework
  • Work with clients who are intoxicated
  • Organise workplace information
  • Provide first point of contact
  • Provide first aid
  • Support participative planning processes
  • Implement participation and engagement strategies
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Provide education and support on parenting, health and well being
  • Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Armidale Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Bega Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Belmont Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Boggabilla Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Bourke College No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Brewarrina College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Broken Hill College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Campbelltown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 27 weeks
Casino Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Cobar College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Condobolin College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Coonabarabran Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Coonamble College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Dunedoo College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Forbes College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Gilgandra College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Glen Innes Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Glendale Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Grafton Campus No
  • Full-time : 26 weeks
Granville College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Great Lakes Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Grenfell College No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Gunnedah Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Inverell Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Kempsey Campus No
  • Full-time : 26 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Lake Cargelligo College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Lightning Ridge College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Lismore Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Macksville Campus No
  • Full-time : 26 weeks
Maitland Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Moree Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Mudgee College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Narrabri Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Nirimba College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Parkes College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Quirindi Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Tenterfield Campus No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Walgett College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
Warren College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Wellington College No
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Wetherill Park College No
  • Full-time : 19 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Young Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Gosford Campus, Wyong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- USB storage device

Campuses: Granville College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Resources are available on Moodle and books can be borrowed from the library.

Campuses: Great Lakes Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Stationery and access to laptops or tablets for study purposes.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network), OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

Campuses: Taree Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- students may incur costs for IT equipment such as laptops and tablets for study purposes

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Enquire about this course
You must agree before submitting.
Related careers

Become a member

Already a member? LoginForgot password?

Join the conversation