Western Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015

Nirimba, Wentworth Falls

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wentworth Falls

    • July 18, 2017

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

  • Nirimba

    • July 19, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • $6,150*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wentworth Falls

    • July 18, 2017

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

  • Nirimba

    • July 19, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

*Verified June 16, 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups.

Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.

At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

  • 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 Western Sydney 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.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
    CHCCCS003

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Work within a community development framework
    CHCCDE003

  • Provide first point of contact
    CHCCOM001

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

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

  • Meet community information needs
    CHCINM002

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

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

  • Write routine workplace texts
    FSKWTG09

  • Maintain work health and safety
    HLTWHS003

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions