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Certificate IV in Community Services

National Course Code: CHC42015

TAFE NSW Course Number: CHC42015-01V02

Location:
Nirimba

Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
5 Feb 2018

Hours/Week:
18

Duration:
27 weeks

Nominal Hours:
645

Full Fee: $9,090
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,320

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

You will also need to attend an information session on either 7th December 2017 or 30th January 2018 at 10.30am or 5:30pm (The times are the same on both dates) in Building T2C, Level 1, Room 1.7 - 1.8, Nirimba College Eastern Rd Quakers Hill .2763.

Please bring any evidence of your working on the Community Services arena and or transcripts from previous courses undertaken as relevant.

Please note you will be required to be available additional days during the semester to complete project work of 80 hours within industry.

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

You will be required to be avaliable additional days during the semester to complete project work of 80 hours within industry.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,990
Second qualification$2,320
Concession$240
Non-government subsidised fee$9,090

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

Student are required to purchase a project shirt for placement at a cost of $25.00

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 5 Feb 2018

Full Time: 18 hours per week x 27 Weeks

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am to 3 pm (subject to change).

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

You will also need to attend an information session on either 7th December 2017 or 30th January 2018 at 10.30am or 5:30pm (The times are the same on the three dates) in Building T2C, Level 1, Room 1.7 - 1.8, Nirimba College Eastern Rd Quakers Hill .2763.

Please bring any evidence of your working on the Community Services arena and or transcripts from previous courses undertaken as relevant.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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