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.
Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the community services industry in the following occupational titles:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check. You may also be required to provide other clearances, such as a current satisfactory Police Check as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant community services setting. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
To successfully complete CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||CHCADV001||Facilitate the interest and rights of clients||C||-||-|
|2||CHCCCS004||Access co-existing needs||C||-||-|
|3||CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||E||-||-|
|4||CHCCCS021||Respond to suspected abuse||E||-||-|
|5||CHCCDE004||Implement participation and engagement strategies||E||-||-|
|6||CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||C||-||-|
|7||CHCDFV001||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence||E||-||-|
|8||CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C||-||-|
|9||CHCGRP002||Plan and conduct group activities||E||-||-|
|10||CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||C||-||-|
|11||CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues||E||-||-|
|12||CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||C||-||-|
|13||CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||E||-||-|
|14||CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness||E||-||-|
|15||HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||C||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s