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Education and Community Services

Are you a dedicated, helpful and caring person with a desire to make positive changes in the lives of others? Consider a career in the Education and Community Services industries.

We offer qualifications in Individual Support, Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care and Education Services.

Our Individual Support qualifications include specialisation in ageing, disability or home and community care, and our community services courses equip you for a range of roles such as a community support or outreach officer.

Shape the future of our young people in a rewarding role as a youth worker, teacher’s assistant or childcare worker with our qualifications in youth work, education support or early childhood education.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus
Aged care worker, aged care, ageing support, residential support, home care support, cert 4 aged, cert 4 ageing support

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC22015 AWJ7 Community Services Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
Community services, com service, cert 2 com services, entry into com services, caring career

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate II in Community Services is an entry-level qualification, providing an introduction into the industry. Participants will learn how to work with local government and community organisations to identify needs, and then plan and develop appropriate services and facilities in order to meet those needs.

Participants will:

  • Gain an overall understanding of the community services sector
  • Learn about ethical behaviour
  • Develop skills in communication, information provision and processing
  • Learn how to provide administration support
  • Practice networking and providing group support

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC32015 AWJ2 Community Services Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
community care worker, welfare support worker, community services, comm services, cert 3 com services, com services, community

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate II in Community Services will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively with individuals and groups, in residential and community settings, to identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. Participants will learn about the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and domestic violence services.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC42015 AWL8 Community Services Certificate IV Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Community services, com services, comm services, cert 3 com services, welfare support, community care, support worker

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate IV in Community Services is suitable for those who already work in the community services sector and wish to build on their skills and knowledge. Participants will learn skills in advanced communication, group work, training, community information provision and program development.

Throughout the course, participants will learn how to design and deliver programs that are accessible and enhance community participation, and develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in community services.

As part of this qualification students will undertake a supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout this course.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC52015 AWM0 Community Services Diploma Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Community care worker, com services, comm services, welfare worker, outreach officer, family support worker, dip com services, community services

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Diploma of Community Services provides participants with the skills to develop, implement and evaluate programs, secure and manage funding, case-manage clients in a community services setting, and lead a community services team. This course can be completed in three sections - program development, case management, and team leadership - and is an affordable entry pathway into tertiary study in an approved Social Work degree.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake a supervised 100 hours of work placement in order to apply the skills and knowledge learnt. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Graduates are able to work in aged care homes, youth shelters, State Government Family and Community Service Agencies, youth centres, aboriginal communities, community centres and local councils.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC30113 J587 Early Childhood Education and Care Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
child carer, early childhood care, nanny, playgroup assistant, cert 3 early childhood, cert 3 education

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

Participants will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. Participants will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

CHC50113 J594 Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Child carer, early childhood education, nanny, day care worker, playgroup assistant, dip early childhood, dip education, diploma early childhood

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. Participants will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake  240 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Upon completion of the Diploma, participants will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC30213 J588 Education Support Certificate III Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
teachers aide, cert 3 ed support, certificate 3 ed support, education support worker, ed support worker

Support our young people to achieve a bright future.

The Certificate III in Education Support provides participants with the skills to assist school teaching staff in the care and supervision of a class of students, ranging from kindergarten to year 10.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Implement planned education programs
  • Assist students in their learning and development
  • Contribute to the safety and health of students
  • Support students with additional needs

Participants will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, culturally diverse students, families and co-workers, and gain an introductory knowledge into working with children with special needs.

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement in order to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

CHC40213 J590 Education Support Certificate IV Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
teachers aide, education support worker, cert 4 ed support, certificate 4 ed support, education support, school support, working with children

Support our young people to achieve a bright future.

The Certificate IV in Education Support enables participants to work as a teachers' aide in public, independent and community education settings. Upon successful completion, participants will be competent in aiding school teaching staff in the safe care and supervision of their class of students.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Assist in the facilitation of student learning
  • Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
  • Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements within an education environment
  • Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Facilitate learning for students with a disability
CHC33015 AWK6 Individual Support Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Individual support, aged care, disability support, personal carer, carer, home and community care, cert 3 individual support, cert 3 ind support, ind support, disabled, ageing

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care, disability, or home and community care sector. Students who undertake this qualification can choose to specialise in one of these three streams.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of community workers to deliver individualised support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or other reasons, both in community or residential settings. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

TAE40116 BAB2 Training and Assessment Certificate IV Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Mixed mode
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
training and assessment, cert 4 training and assessment, cert 4 TAE, lecturer, mentor, trainer, TAE upgrade, design skills workshop, delivery skills workshop, design skills workshop

Do you have what it takes to train the next generation of professionals in your industry of expertise?

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment provides participants with the opportunity to work as a lecturer, trainer or mentor in their area of specialty. This qualification provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to facilitate learning and maintain and enhance professional practice through competency-based assessment in a range of settings.

Participants will learn how to design and develop learning programs and resources to support delivery. Participants will also learn how to plan and organise assessment, design and develop assessment tools and assess competency in a vocational, training and education environment.

This qualification is broken up into three workshops, and all three must be completed to receive the full qualification:

Delivery Skills Workshop

2019 dates

Broome: 21 - 23 October

Kununurra: 4 - 8 November (combined with Design Skills Workshop)
 

2020 dates

Karratha: 20 - 23 January or 26 - 29 May (attend one block only)

Pundulmurra (South Hedland): 20 - 23 April

Newman: 12 - 15 May (4 day block)

Units covered:
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group based learning
TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace individual assessment
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation 

Assessment Skills Workshop

2019 dates

Pundulmurra (South Hedland): 28 October - 1 November

Karratha: 27 - 29 November and 4 - 5 December (must attend both blocks)

Karratha (after hours): 24 August, 7 September, 14 September, 12 October, 26 October, 9 November (must attend six Saturdays)

Kununurra: 2 - 6 December
 

2020 dates

Pundulmurra (South Hedland): 12, 13, 16, 17 and 18 March (must attend all days)

Newman: 19, 20, 23, 24 & 25 March (must attend 5 days)

Karratha: 1 - 3 April, 7 - 8 April (must attend both blocks)

Units covered:
TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes
TAEASS402 Assess competence
TAEASS402 Participate in assessment validation
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Design Skills Workshop

2019 dates

Broome: 5 - 7 August

Pundulmurra (South Hedland): 1 - 3 October

Kununurra: 4 - 8 November (combined with Delivery Skills Workshop)

Karratha: 5 - 7 November
 

2020 dates

Pundulmurra (South Hedland): 13, 14 & 17 February

Newman: 19 - 21 February

Karratha: 10 - 12 March

Units covered:
TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs 
TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs 

Our blocks of delivery cover three areas:

  • Designing learning programs to deliver qualifications and/or units of competency
  • Delivering training to groups and individuals, supporting facilitation of learning, transfer of knowledge and learning needs
  • Assessment processes and tool design, validation of assessment tools, and conducting assessment.

Our delivery model supports participants to achieve the qualification while managing work and home commitments. Once qualified, participants will be able to confidently design, contextualise and facilitate training to suit organisational needs, while meeting industry and quality standards.

The TAE40116 is the current version and replaces the previous qualification coded TAE40110. We offer gap training if you already hold the TAE40110 but need to complete two additional units to meet 2015 Quality Standards for RTOs. Alternatively to update your qualification from TAE40110 to TAE40116 we offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or training to achieve the four additional units.

Please note: Participants are required to have vocational competency in an industry area prior to enrolling in this course.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

CHC40413 J592 Youth Work Certificate IV Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Youth worker, youth work, cert 4 youth

Help shape the future of our young people.

The Certificate IV in Youth Work enables participants to develop and facilitate a range of community-based programs for young people. These programs are designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies.

Workers will be:

  • Responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation
  • Largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager. 

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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