RMIT University (RMIT)

Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015

Melbourne City

This foundation qualification equips you with essential skills and knowledge required to design and deliver community service programs.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Community Services with RMIT University (RMIT)

  • $3,500*

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $8,500*

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2017

    • 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.

Editorial Policy Submit a Correction

How it works

Entry Requirements
Police check, Interview, Working with children

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

This program is designed to equip you with the essential entry level knowledge and skills necessary for a variety of roles in the community services sector as well as further study.

You’ll learn to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. As a community services worker, you may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services and in many settings.

Upon successful completion of this this program you will be qualified to work in the sector in a broad range of roles in community service organisations.

  • Aboriginal Health Education Officer
  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker
  • Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Community Education Worker
  • Community Legal Officers
  • Court Support Worker
  • Domestic Violence Worker
  • Early Intervention Homelessness Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Information and Referral Worker
  • Health Education Officer
  • Outreach Officer
  • Personal Adviser
  • Phone Advice Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker
  • Welfare Rights Worker
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Women's Health Educator
  • Peak organisation worker
  • Community support worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Community Services with RMIT University (RMIT), 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 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

  • Maintain work health and safety
    HLTWHS003

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide advocacy and representation services
    CHCADV002

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Develop and support relevant community resources
    CHCCDE005

  • Develop and provide community projects
    CHCCDE007

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV001

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

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Work with forced migrants
    CHCSET001

  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
    CHCSOH001

Course Provider

By choosing RMIT, you’re choosing a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise.

RMIT offer you an education that will prepare you for success, expose you to new ideas and equip you with skills and knowledge to transform your future.

At RMIT you will learn how to make a positive and lasting impact in your community. Your degree will be supported by our international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and quality research.

Registered
1995
Courses
208
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions