Open Training & Education Network

Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015

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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 Open Training & Education Network

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Logging into the Online Learning Support (OLS), Reading learning resources, Completing learning activities, Passing all assessment events, Completing work placement requirements, Maintaining contact with the teaching section
Work Placement
100 hours

Course Overview

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.

  • 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 Open Training & Education Network, 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.

  • Organise workplace information
    BSBINM301

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Provide first point of contact
    CHCCOM001

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

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

  • Be an effective volunteer
    CHCVOL001

Course Provider

OTEN is part of the award winning TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute, national winner of the 2010 Large Training Provider and 2011 Skills for Sustainability at the Australian Training Awards. We offer world-class distance education services and products to more than

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Courses
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Provider Type
Government
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