Chisholm Institute

Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015

Dandenong, Frankston

This foundation certificate introduces a range of essential skills for supporting individuals in their daily lives. It also equips you to help with the implementation of community-based programs.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Community Services with Chisholm Institute

  • $2,480*

    + $235 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • $6,050*

    + $235 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

*Verified June 21, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Learn how to deliver programs that support individuals, families and groups in a variety of settings

The Certificate III in Community Services can provide entry-level job opportunities, but many students go on to study higher-level courses before gaining employment.

During the course you’ll learn about effective communication; cultural diversity; workplace safety; networking; teamwork; support group activities; and administration.

  • Aboriginal Community Development Worker
  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker
  • Aboriginal Youth Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker
  • Client Contact
  • Juvenile Justice Officer
  • Recreational Activities Officer
  • Neighbourhood Centre Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Weekend Recreational Activities Officer
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Youth Housing Support Worker
  • Youth Support Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Community care worker
  • Youth case worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Community Services with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 12 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

5 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Respond to client needs
    CHCCCS016

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

  • Manage personal stressors in the work environment
    HLTWHS006

Elective Units

7 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work within a community development framework
    CHCCDE003

  • Operate under a casework framework
    CHCCW301C

  • Support group activities
    CHCGROUP302D

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Engage respectfully with young people
    CHCYTH001

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
431
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions