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Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 | State ID: AWL8

 

This qualification will further your skills in developing services and programs to meet your clients’ needs.

You will learn about advanced communication, group work, how to design and deliver programs that enhance community participation and the legal and ethical responsibilities and requirements for working in community services. At this level you may have supervisory responsibilities.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

If you enjoy helping people and like working in a team then a career in community services could be for you. All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in this industry so employment prospects are high.

We recommend that students be over the age of 18 before enrolling into this course as the employment/placement outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a community or welfare support worker, outreach officer, family support worker or domestic violence worker.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Youth Work or Diploma of Mental Health. Graduates may be eligible for University entry.

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

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
Two semesters
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Bunbury
 
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a community or welfare support worker, outreach officer, family support worker or domestic violence worker.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a community or welfare support worker, outreach officer, family support worker or domestic violence worker.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Youth Work or Diploma of Mental Health. Graduates may be eligible for University entry.

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
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

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