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  • CHC22015

Certificate II in Community Services

At a glance

At a glance

Start your career in community services with this entry-level qualification. This course will give you the foundation skills required to enter the community services industry or complete further studies in this field.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Assistant Community Services Worker
COURSE OUTCOME

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

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Course overview

Course overview

Start your career in community services with this entry-level qualification. This course will give you the foundation skills required to enter the community services industry or complete further studies in this field.

Stronger than average growth is predicted in this sector over the next five years. This course will equip you with the problem solving and communication skills you need to get ahead of the pack.

This qualification will give you core skills to work within a community framework, be a first port of call for clients, and work with people from diverse backgrounds. Our team of highly sought-after industry professionals will equip you with the tools you need to succeed in the field and connect you with potential future employers.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek employment as an assistant community services worker in a diverse range of settings.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM001
Provide first point of contact
BSBWOR202
Organise and complete daily work activities

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
FSKWTG09
Write routine workplace texts
FSKRDG10
Read and respond to routine workplace information
FSKOCM07
Interact effectively with others at work
FSKDIG03
Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland