Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015

Hawthorn, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $1,930*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $8,870*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • 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
Check with Provider

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 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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
    CHCAOD001

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Work within a community development framework
    CHCCDE003

  • 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

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

  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
    CHCSOH001

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
258
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions