Type of institution: TAFE Institute
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.
5 core units plus 7 electives.
- 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
|Campus||Fees||Entry||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus||No|
|Broken Hill College||No|
|Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC||No|
|Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus||No|
|Glen Innes Campus||No|
|Great Lakes Campus||No|
|Lake Cargelligo College||No|
|Lightning Ridge College||No|
|Moss Vale Campus||No|
|Northern Beaches Campus||No|
|Orange College, March Street Campus||No|
|OTEN (Open Training Education Network)||No|
|Port Macquarie Campus||No|
|St George College, Main Campus||Domestic: $6,860|
|Sutherland College, Gymea Campus||No|
|Ultimo College, Main Campus||No|
|Wagga Wagga Campus||No|
|West Wyalong Campus||No|
|Wetherill Park College||No|
Campuses: Gosford 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: 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: Northern Beaches Campus, Sutherland College, Gymea Campus, Ultimo College, Main Campus.
**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- You will need pens, paper and access to a device such as a laptop or tablet. Ability to access the online virtual connected classroom.
Campuses: 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: Port Macquarie Campus.
**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:- Students will be required to purchase a package for HTLAID002 - Provide first aid - cost $25
Campuses: St George College, Main Campus.
**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-You will need pens, paper and access to a device such as a laptop or tablet. Ability to access the online virtual connected classroom
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