Certificate IV in Community Services

Course Code CHC42015
Course Title Certificate IV in Community Services (Release 2)
Course Length 10 months approx.
Study Mode On-campus (day) or online delivery (day or night) with three (3) extended skill practice sessions via virtual training room

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Contribute more to your community

Set yourself up for new possibilities with this nationally recognised qualification. Build your skill set as you prepare to take on supervisory roles or perform specialist tasks for your career in the community and welfare sectors.

 

 

 

 

 


 

To be awarded CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, a student must successfully complete a total of fifteen (15) units of competency, consisting of:

  • seven (7) core units, and;
  • eight (8) elective units

genU Training delivers the electives listed in the ‘Elective units’ below. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, student pathways and/or student and trainer/assessor feedback. Alternative suitable electives are only available via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT).

Core units

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

 

Elective units

CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCFAM009 Facilitate family intervention strategies
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs

 

Work placement

None


 

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can apply for this course now.

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference

 

Work Placement

None

Important information

This qualification contains content, concepts and scenarios that some individuals may find distressing. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this qualification and in any future employment in this field.


 

What will you learn?

Gain the confidence you need to work autonomously or take up a supervisory role leading people and teams. You’ll graduate with the ability to design and deliver person-centred services, allowing you to provide support, advocacy and interventions to individuals and groups in a variety of community service, case work or case management settings.

Where could your skills take you?

  • Community Health Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Migrant Community Worker
  • Tenants Advisory Worker
  • Welfare Rights Worker

What could you study next?

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • CHC52115 Diploma of Community Development

 

Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Program. Am I eligible?

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Skills First Program) Standard Fee (Skills First Program) Fee For Service
$AUD 0.00 $AUD 0.00 $AUD 3,196.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. We encourage students with a disability to access government subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

South Australian residents may be eligible for government-subsidised training in South Australia under the Work Ready Program based on your employment status and any training you have already completed. Am I eligible?

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (WorkReady) Standard Fee (WorkReady) Fee For Service
$AUD 235.00 $AUD 658.00 $AUD 3,196.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

This training is supported through WorkReady by the Government of South Australia. Eligibility criteria apply, to check your eligibility visit www.skills.sa.gov.au. We encourage students with a disability to access subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


 

genU Training offer CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, in a variety of study modes and times:

On-campus (day)  – Study face to face (in a classroom setting)

1 day per week (9:30am – 4pm)

 

Virtual (day) – Study with a mix of real time online instructor-led sessions via video conferencing, supplemented with guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning)

1 day per week (9:30am – 4pm, comprising of 3 hours via video conferencing and 3 hours guided eLearning) with three (3) extended skills practice sessions (9:30am – 4pm) to allow for practical demonstrations

 

Virtual (night) – Study with a mix of real time online instructor-led sessions via video conferencing, supplemented with guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning)

1 night per week (6pm – 9pm, comprising of 3 hours via video conferencing with an additional 3 hours guided eLearning) with three (3) extended skills practice sessions (9:30am – 4pm)  to allow for practical demonstrations (scheduled on Saturdays throughout the duration of the course)

 

NB: All study modes require students to access and undertake additional activities, including: research activities, reflections and assessments via the Learning Management System (LMS).

 

Time zones:  Local state time zones are observed


 

Upcoming Courses

Wednesday, 13th Oct 2021

  • Delivery State: SA
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One day per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions
  • Vacancies: 13

Wednesday, 13th Oct 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One day per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions
  • Vacancies: 19

Thursday, 14th Oct 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One day per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions
  • Vacancies: 13

Thursday, 28th Oct 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One day per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions
  • Vacancies: 25

Thursday, 11th Nov 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One night per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions (Saturdays)
  • Vacancies: 17

Thursday, 18th Nov 2021

  • Delivery State: Vic
  • Location: Online
  • Study Mode: Virtual
  • Study Time: One night per week, plus three extended skill practice sessions (Saturdays)
  • Vacancies: 17

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