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CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 State ID: AWL8
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Take the next steps in your community services career.

It’s time to take your community services career to new heights. At this level, you will be supporting clients with a range of complex care needs, and well-developed skills in intervention, case management, client-centred care and advocacy are vital. 

Throughout this qualification, you will learn how to design and deliver accessible programs that enhance community participation and are in line with the legal and ethical requirements of the community services sector. This course focuses on equipping you with skills in advanced communication, group work, training, community provision and program development. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Advanced communication 
  • Group work 
  • Training 
  • Community information provision 
  • Program development 
  • You work in the community services sector and wish to progress your career
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

If you are over 18 years of age, you must hold a valid Working with Children Check and Police History Check, as required by the Western Australian Government.

You must complete a mandatory work placement as part of this course. The structure and hours of your work placement will be negotiated with your host employer. If you are not currently employed in a community services setting, your lecturer will assist you in finding a suitable placement for this period. During your work placement, you will observe, develop and put your theoretical skills into practice while shadowing a workplace supervisor. A third-party report and assessor observation will verify the practical application of your skills and knowledge within a work environment. 

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Family support worker 
  • Domestic violence worker 
  • Outreach officer 
  • Community or welfare support officer 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .  

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Concession

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Online

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Concession

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Traineeship

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Concession

$0.00

$187.35

$187.35

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Course fee $187.35
Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
Course fee $187.35
Details
Duration 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Course fee $187.35

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