CQ University Australia

Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015

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Rockhampton

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 CQ University Australia

  • $840*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Rockhampton

    • Anytime

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (12 months)

  • $2,910*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (12 months)

  • Rockhampton

    • Anytime

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Year 10

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

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 CQ University Australia, 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.

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Work within a community development framework
    CHCCDE003

  • Provide first point of contact
    CHCCOM001

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCPRT001

  • Engage respectfully with young people
    CHCYTH001

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
161
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions