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Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community ServicesCourse Code: CHC32015Certificate III in Community Services

A career in Community Services is a very rewarding one, allowing you to enrich the lives of others and use your compassion and skills to help them build a better life for themselves. Community Services is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia. This qualification reflects the role of an entry level community services worker who supports individuals through the provision of person-centred services. At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

    Online
  • Duration

    12 months.
  • RTO's

    This course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisations; Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd. RTO No. 91428.

Course Requirements

There are no course requirements for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

This qualification reflects the role of an entry level community services worker who supports individuals through the provision of person-centred services. At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

The CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services is intended for individuals who want to work in the community services sector, as well as for those who have some experience in the sector that want to complete vocational education to enhance their professional knowledge, skills and practice to expand career opportunities.

Qualification Pathway

Students completing the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services may undertake further study into:

  • CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

or

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Entry Requirements

There are no eligibility requirements. It is recommended that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Call us today for more information.

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Community Care Worker
  • Neighbourhood Centre Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Indigenous or Multicultural Support Worker
  • Aged Care Support Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant

Recommended course structure 

The packaging rules state that a total number of 12 units must be completed to obtain CHC32015 Certificate III In Community Services. This includes: 5 core units and 7 elective units.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS016Respond to client needs
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients