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Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively with individuals and groups, in residential and community settings, to identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services. You will learn skills in effective communication, gathering, maintaining and providing information, advocacy and community development processes, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities of community workers. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a home care worker or gain support or volunteer roles in welfare/community centres, outreach programs, women's or youth refuges and employment support services. Employment opportunities are enhanced through further study.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Youth Work and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

South Metro Tafe
Armadale
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Bentley
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Mandurah
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Murdoch
One semester
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
One semester
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Leederville
One semester
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Midland
One semester
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Albany
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Bunbury
 
Y
Y

South Regional Tafe
Busselton
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Collie
 
N
N

Entrance requirements

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a home care worker or gain support or volunteer roles in welfare/community centres, outreach programs, womens or youth refuges and employment support services. Employment opportunities are enhanced through further study.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a home care worker or gain support or volunteer roles in welfare/community centres, outreach programs, women's or youth refuges and employment support services. Employment opportunities are enhanced through further study.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Youth Work and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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Page last updated January 16, 2019