Certificate II in Community Services

National ID: CHC22015
State ID: AWJ7
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Course is available at the following locations

Private
Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd

Qualification Description

With a focus on Early Childhood Education and Care the Certificate II in Community Services is an entry level qualification designed for people who are looking for skills for working with children in the community. It also provides a pathway for students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at a later date.

Employment roles

All roles are subject to the employer’s conditions of employment, however common roles for this qualification include:

  • Babysitting, nannying, au pair and other private arrangements for childcare
  • Activity and/or care programs, including playgroups, play centres, resorts, gyms, shopping centres
  • Coaching and tuition
  • Other non-regulated childcare
  • Some additional support roles in ACECQA Approved Services (Please note: To be employed to work with children in regulated care environments, ACECQA requires a minimum of a Certificate III qualification)

This qualification can be delivered with Jobs and Skills WA under the below subsidised training:
Traineeship (excluding Existing Worker)

Priority Industry Qualifications (PIT)

Delivery location: Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka, WA 6061

Contact us now to check your eligibility for funding...
Email: 
info@accco.com.au 
Phone: Free call 1300 139 406 or (07) 3257 1972
Fill out the webform here: 
http://www.accco.com.au/contact-us/ 

Course description

Qualification Description

With a focus on Early Childhood Education and Care the Certificate II in Community Services is an entry level qualification designed for people who are looking for skills for working with children in the community. It also provides a pathway for students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at a later date.

Employment roles

All roles are subject to the employer’s conditions of employment, however common roles for this qualification include:

  • Babysitting, nannying, au pair and other private arrangements for childcare
  • Activity and/or care programs, including playgroups, play centres, resorts, gyms, shopping centres
  • Coaching and tuition
  • Other non-regulated childcare
  • Some additional support roles in ACECQA Approved Services (Please note: To be employed to work with children in regulated care environments, ACECQA requires a minimum of a Certificate III qualification)

This qualification can be delivered with Jobs and Skills WA under the below subsidised training:
Traineeship (excluding Existing Worker)

Priority Industry Qualifications (PIT)

Delivery location: Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka, WA 6061

Contact us now to check your eligibility for funding...
Email: 
info@accco.com.au 
Phone: Free call 1300 139 406 or (07) 3257 1972
Fill out the webform here: 
http://www.accco.com.au/contact-us/ 

Campus locations

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Private
Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training

This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

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 may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

Delivery locations:

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

Participation Equity

Traineeship will be delivered fully on-the-job

Campus locations

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Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version: Release 1
A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding and this course aims to introduce you to the field of community service. This is an introduction to the general field of community services. It gives students the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to clients accessing a service; assisting clients to meet their immediate needs (ie shelter); and to develop helping relationships to assist clients in a crisis situation.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in:

  • Aged care
  • Disability and
  • Home and community care.

You will gain skills in:

  • Communication
  • Information provision and processing
  • Administration support
  • Networking
  • Group support.

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 Student Loans: This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

This course is also available as a VET in Schools program.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version: Release 1
A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding and this course aims to introduce you to the field of community service. This is an introduction to the general field of community services. It gives students the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to clients accessing a service; assisting clients to meet their immediate needs (ie shelter); and to develop helping relationships to assist clients in a crisis situation.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in:

  • Aged care
  • Disability and
  • Home and community care.

You will gain skills in:

  • Communication
  • Information provision and processing
  • Administration support
  • Networking
  • Group support.

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 Student Loans: This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

This course is also available as a VET in Schools program.

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Private
Djaringo Pty Ltd

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Private
JSW Training & Community Services

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the Community Services sector by completing this qualification.

You'll cover:

  • language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • further study and job options
  • study skills
  • communication skills and computing skills

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

Course description

You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the Community Services sector by completing this qualification.

You'll cover:

  • language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • further study and job options
  • study skills
  • communication skills and computing skills

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

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Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

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Private
SMYL Community Services

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Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

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 will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

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
Upskilled Pty Ltd

Working in Community Services can be extremely rewarding for those who enjoy helping disadvantaged people such as those with disabilities, drug related issues, the homeless and of course the elderly. This qualification is entry-level and will teach you how to listen to and understand people’s problems, background and circumstances, and to work with them on the areas they are struggling with. You will also learn to help clients by setting them up with support systems and networks. During this course you may perform such tasks as providing first point of contact, communicating and working in health or community services, manage personal stress in the workplace and identifying and respond to children and young people at risk. After completing this course, you could pursue a career as an accommodation support worker, home care assistant, in-home respite worker, care worker or support worker. Study community services to make a difference in your community.

Delivery is Online

Course description

Working in Community Services can be extremely rewarding for those who enjoy helping disadvantaged people such as those with disabilities, drug related issues, the homeless and of course the elderly. This qualification is entry-level and will teach you how to listen to and understand people’s problems, background and circumstances, and to work with them on the areas they are struggling with. You will also learn to help clients by setting them up with support systems and networks. During this course you may perform such tasks as providing first point of contact, communicating and working in health or community services, manage personal stress in the workplace and identifying and respond to children and young people at risk. After completing this course, you could pursue a career as an accommodation support worker, home care assistant, in-home respite worker, care worker or support worker. Study community services to make a difference in your community.

Delivery is Online

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