TAFE Now

Certificate IV in Community Services

CHC42015

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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 TAFE Now

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

  • $3,620*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

*Verified February 14, 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.

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 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 TAFE Now, 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.

  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    CHCCCS019

  • Provide first point of contact
    CHCCOM001

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

  • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
    CHCDIS010

  • Meet community information needs
    CHCINM002

  • Coordinate client directed services
    CHCMGT006

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Manage own work and learning
    CUECOR01C

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

Registered
1999
Courses
780
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions