Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC32015
State ID: AWJ2
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Course is available at the following locations

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ABS Institute of Management

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs. It is delivered as a traineeship with a combination of on-the-job training and class-based tuition.

You will be able to gain skills and knowledge to apply a broad range of competencies in community services to respond to client needs and work with diverse people. This will include the ability to managing your own work priorities and professional development.

You will be able to vary some electives to suit the job role and outcomes desired in the workplace and assist with your career progression.  

Delivery location: Suite 6-8 Welshpool Rd East Victoria Park WA 6101

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs. It is delivered as a traineeship with a combination of on-the-job training and class-based tuition.

You will be able to gain skills and knowledge to apply a broad range of competencies in community services to respond to client needs and work with diverse people. This will include the ability to managing your own work priorities and professional development.

You will be able to vary some electives to suit the job role and outcomes desired in the workplace and assist with your career progression.  

Delivery location: Suite 6-8 Welshpool Rd East Victoria Park WA 6101

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Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.

Delivery locations:

  • YMCA WA, 201 Star Street Welshpool
  • The Base, 275 Abernethy Rd, Cloverdale

Participation Equity

Traineeship will be delivered fully on-the-job

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.

Delivery locations:

  • YMCA WA, 201 Star Street Welshpool
  • The Base, 275 Abernethy Rd, Cloverdale

Participation Equity

Traineeship will be delivered fully on-the-job

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BCA National Training Group

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Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2
Are you thinking of making a career out of your community work? This course is an introduction into community services work and may be for you. It is anentry into this field and may help you to decide if this is the career you want.

This Certificate provides 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. 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.

This qualification applies to community work delivered through a broad range of services which provide support to individuals and groups. This level of training is appropriate for support workers, caseworkers and client contact officers.

You will gain skills in:

  • Participating in local government and community organisations,
  • Assisting in planning and developing programs to meet needs,
  • Communicating effectively,
  • Networking,
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating community education and development,
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information and understanding legal and ethical requirements.

Additional Resources:
On occasion there may be additional resources that learners are required to provide as part of their course. Specific details will be provided in your Pre-Enrolment Pack.

VET Fee Help: This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

Please note that due to different ways in which we structure our delivery the Geraldton Campus will NOT be taking new enrolments in Semester 2. However, the Northam Campus WILL be taking new enrolments.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2
Are you thinking of making a career out of your community work? This course is an introduction into community services work and may be for you. It is anentry into this field and may help you to decide if this is the career you want.

This Certificate provides 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. 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.

This qualification applies to community work delivered through a broad range of services which provide support to individuals and groups. This level of training is appropriate for support workers, caseworkers and client contact officers.

You will gain skills in:

  • Participating in local government and community organisations,
  • Assisting in planning and developing programs to meet needs,
  • Communicating effectively,
  • Networking,
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating community education and development,
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information and understanding legal and ethical requirements.

Additional Resources:
On occasion there may be additional resources that learners are required to provide as part of their course. Specific details will be provided in your Pre-Enrolment Pack.

VET Fee Help: This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

Please note that due to different ways in which we structure our delivery the Geraldton Campus will NOT be taking new enrolments in Semester 2. However, the Northam Campus WILL be taking new enrolments.

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Djaringo Pty Ltd

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Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

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JSW Training & Community Services

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New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

The Certificate III in Community Services is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers and generally, positions with direct contact with clients, identify presenting needs and refer to appropriate services and support. These support workers and case workers may provide day-to-day support in community settings and/or provide assistance with entitlements and benefits under the broad direction of others.

This course will train you with interpersonal skills to work in residential and community settings with clients, identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. You'll gain an insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services and learn about the ethical and legal responsibilities of community workers.

This course provides a pathway into Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Healthor Certificate IV in Youth Work.

All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

You'll also be mentored by attentive and caring lecturers who have extensive experience in the industry. There is an ongoing skill shortage in this industry so employment prospects are high.

Course description

The Certificate III in Community Services is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers and generally, positions with direct contact with clients, identify presenting needs and refer to appropriate services and support. These support workers and case workers may provide day-to-day support in community settings and/or provide assistance with entitlements and benefits under the broad direction of others.

This course will train you with interpersonal skills to work in residential and community settings with clients, identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. You'll gain an insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services and learn about the ethical and legal responsibilities of community workers.

This course provides a pathway into Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Healthor Certificate IV in Youth Work.

All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

You'll also be mentored by attentive and caring lecturers who have extensive experience in the industry. There is an ongoing skill shortage in this industry so employment prospects are high.

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North Regional TAFE

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.

Course description

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.

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South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Course description

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Public
South Regional TAFE

The Certificate III in Community Services reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.
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.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

The Certificate III in Community Services reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.
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.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Private
TIME Education and Training

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