Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015
State ID: AWL8
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
Betterlink Business Consultancy and Training Services Group

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.

Training is delivered on the job if required, using online resources or workbooks, coaching and assessment in student workplaces, or in locations across WA as negotiated directly with the student and their employer where relevant. 

Delivery location: On-site

Publicly funded traineeships are available for new and existing workers through Jobs and Skills WA.

Course description

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.

Training is delivered on the job if required, using online resources or workbooks, coaching and assessment in student workplaces, or in locations across WA as negotiated directly with the student and their employer where relevant. 

Delivery location: On-site

Publicly funded traineeships are available for new and existing workers through Jobs and Skills WA.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2
Are you looking for a career change or wanting a qualification related to work you are currently doing? This course is an introduction into community services work and may be for you.

This course provides an entry into the field and develops skills such as:

  • developing programs,
  • Communication,
  • Group work,
  • Program delivery, and
  • Community development.

This course will provide you with a range of practical skills and knowledge that will assist you in interventions with clients and the implementation of health promotion. You will gain skills in:

  • Communicating at an advanced level,
  • Understanding behaviour of clients,
  • Training and group work,
  • Designing programs for accessibility,
  • Enhancing community participation,
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information,
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements, and
  • Advocating effectively.

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.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2
Are you looking for a career change or wanting a qualification related to work you are currently doing? This course is an introduction into community services work and may be for you.

This course provides an entry into the field and develops skills such as:

  • developing programs,
  • Communication,
  • Group work,
  • Program delivery, and
  • Community development.

This course will provide you with a range of practical skills and knowledge that will assist you in interventions with clients and the implementation of health promotion. You will gain skills in:

  • Communicating at an advanced level,
  • Understanding behaviour of clients,
  • Training and group work,
  • Designing programs for accessibility,
  • Enhancing community participation,
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information,
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements, and
  • Advocating effectively.

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.

Campus locations

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Private
Fast Track Training Australia

Course description

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Private
JSW Training & Community Services

Course description

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

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

You'll 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.

Your Certificate IV in Community Services Work prepares you for roles such as:

  • Case Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Community Worker in areas such as mental health, alcohol and other drugs or migrant services.

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.

Course description

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

You'll 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.

Your Certificate IV in Community Services Work prepares you for roles such as:

  • Case Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Community Worker in areas such as mental health, alcohol and other drugs or migrant services.

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.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification will further develop your practical skills and knowledge to develop services and programs to meet identified needs within the community. You will learn skills in advanced communication, group work, training, community information provision and program development. You will also learn how to design and deliver programs that are accessible and enhance community participation. You will develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in community services. 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.

Course description

This qualification will further develop your practical skills and knowledge to develop services and programs to meet identified needs within the community. You will learn skills in advanced communication, group work, training, community information provision and program development. You will also learn how to design and deliver programs that are accessible and enhance community participation. You will develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in community services. 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.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, responding to children at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

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 IV in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as an outreach officer, welfare support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, responding to children at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

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.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

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.

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

Course description

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.

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

Campus locations

Course page link