Certificate IV inCommunity Services

CHC42015
Nationally_Recognised_Training2
This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups.

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Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)

Destination Careers

Please contact SuniTAFE to discuss the job outcomes of this course.

Further Study

Great pathway into the Diploma of Community Services

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years at commencement of study, a completed course application form incorporating a Pre-Training Review, and an interview. Students must obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate and Working with Children Check (must be supplied prior to enrolment). Students must complete 80 hours of compulsory placement. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual’s existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

18 Months

Details
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, casework or case management contexts.
Course Delivery
Classes are only offered at Swan Hill campus : Monday and Tuesday 9am – 4pm. Mildura campus: workshop delivery, this program is offered as a flexible mode of delivery with 6 weekly study sessions for 1 1/2 hours each. Both campuses offer on the job, Traineeships: Duration is dependent on the student’s progression through the units. 12-18 month’s duration – Enrolment can occur at any stage of the year.
Units, Fees & Study Options

Select Funding Option:

  • Contact SuniTAFE for a Start Date18 Months,
    • Government Subsidised
    • Concession
    • Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised
    • Skills Recognition Concession
    • Skills Recognition Self-funded
    • Self-Funded
  • Contact SuniTAFE for a Start Date18 Months,
    • Government Subsidised
    • Concession
    • Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised
    • Skills Recognition Concession
    • Skills Recognition Self-funded
    • Self-Funded

 

Compulsory Units

Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 55.00 $236.50 $40.00 $47.30 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $110.00   $22.00   $165.00   $291.50 $40.00
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically 55.00 $236.50 $40.00 $47.30 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $110.00   $22.00   $165.00   $291.50 $40.00
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients 100.00 $430.00 $40.00 $86.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $200.00   $40.00   $300.00   $530.00 $40.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
Totals                                        

Electives

Requirement This Group of Electives
8 components
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 100.00 $430.00 $40.00 $86.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $200.00   $40.00   $300.00   $530.00 $40.00
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace 50.00 $215.00 $50.00 $43.00 $50.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $50.00
CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies 70.00 $301.00 $40.00 $60.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $140.00   $28.00   $210.00   $371.00 $40.00
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness 50.00 $215.00 $50.00 $43.00 $50.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $365.00 $50.00
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCDIV002 Promote aboriginal and/or torres strait islander cultural safety 25.00 $107.50 $40.00 $21.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $50.00   $10.00   $75.00   $132.50 $40.00
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
CHCPRT002 Support the rights and safety of children and young people 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service 30.00 $129.00 $40.00 $25.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $60.00   $12.00   $90.00   $159.00 $40.00
CHCMED001 Prepare for mediation 65.00 $279.50 $40.00 $55.90 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $130.00   $26.00   $195.00   $344.50 $40.00
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCFAM010 Provide intervention support to families 70.00 $301.00 $40.00 $60.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $140.00   $28.00   $210.00   $371.00 $40.00
CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives 45.00 $193.50 $40.00 $38.70 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $90.00   $18.00   $135.00   $238.50 $40.00
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management 75.00 $322.50 $40.00 $64.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $150.00   $30.00   $225.00   $397.50 $40.00
CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions 75.00 $322.50 $40.00 $64.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $150.00   $30.00   $225.00   $397.50 $40.00
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities 70.00 $301.00 $40.00 $60.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $140.00   $28.00   $210.00   $371.00 $40.00
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework 65.00 $279.50 $40.00 $55.90 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $130.00   $26.00   $195.00   $344.50 $40.00
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120.00 $516.00 $40.00 $103.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $240.00   $48.00   $360.00   $636.00 $40.00
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals 40.00 $172.00 $35.00 $34.40 $35.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $35.00
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations 45.00 $193.50 $40.00 $38.70 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $90.00   $18.00   $135.00   $238.50 $40.00
CHCCDE006 Work to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities 30.00 $129.00 $40.00 $25.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $60.00   $12.00   $90.00   $159.00 $40.00
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs 90.00 $387.00 $40.00 $77.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $180.00   $36.00   $270.00   $477.00 $40.00
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact 35.00 $150.50 $40.00 $30.10 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $70.00   $14.00   $105.00   $185.50 $40.00
CHCCCS021 Respond to suspected abuse 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness 85.00 $365.50 $40.00 $73.10 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $170.00   $34.00   $255.00   $450.50 $40.00
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCEDU009 Provide parenting, health and well-being education 75.00 $322.50 $40.00 $64.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $150.00   $30.00   $225.00   $397.50 $40.00
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18.00 $77.40 $25.00 $15.48 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $36.00   $7.20   $54.00   $95.40 $25.00
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern 20.00 $86.00 $40.00 $17.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $40.00   $8.00   $60.00   $106.00 $40.00
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
Requirement This Group of Electives
8 components
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
VU22448 Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant 40.00 $172.00 $0.00 $34.40 $0.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $0.00
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery 120.00 $516.00 $40.00 $103.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $240.00   $48.00   $360.00   $636.00 $40.00
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment 25.00 $107.50 $40.00 $21.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $50.00   $10.00   $75.00   $132.50 $40.00

This course includes the following methods of assessment: Observation and oral questioning, Practical task, Role play/Simulation, Written task.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees:

Average total fees to complete this course:

Government Subsidised $4,564
Concession $1,392
Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised $1,844
Skills Recognition Concession $368
Skills Recognition Self-funded $2,766
Self-funded $5,486

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and canellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.

Financial Help for Students

Australian residents may be eligible to receive a variety of payments and subsidies to help them study.

Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY and ABSTUDY are support payments intended to cover a student’s general living expenses. Many Australians are eligible for one of these payments. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

The Victorian Training Guarantee provides a subsidy for people undertaking an approved Victorian course that is at a higher level than any they have studied before (other conditions apply). This discount is included when we give you a quote. Please contact us to talk more about it.

Students who are single parents, caring for someone with special needs or are receiving a Disability Support Pension may be eligible for the Pensioner Education Supplement. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Trade Support Loans are low interest loans for people studying approved trades, agriculture and horticulture courses (including apprenticeships). Trade Support Loans can be spent on anything you need to learn your trade, including tools.

A VET Student Loan is a low interest loan scheme for approved Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate IV courses. Under both schemes, eligible students can avoid paying their course fees up front. They only need to start paying them once they earn a substantial wage ($54,869 for the 2016-2017 financial year). A low rate of interest is charged. Please note that a VET Student Loan also includes a loan fee and can not be used to cover amenities, materials and some other fees and charges. Students should refer to the Institute’s VET Student Loans Student Entry Procedure for information on eligibility to access VET Student Loans.

Please contact us to talk more about these loan programs.

If a student has children, they may be eligible for Jobs, Education and Training Child Care fee assistance. This offers additional assistance to the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. Our Mildura Campus is home to TAFE Kids Inc, a centre offering child care and kindergarten services. It provides care to children of SuniTAFE students, staff and the general public. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Some software companies provide substantial discounts to SuniTAFE students. These include Microsoft and Adobe. Please talk to the SuniTAFE Bookshop for details.

The Support for Adult Australian Apprentices initiative can provide support payments to both apprentices aged 25 and over, and their employers. Please contact us for details.

Students may be eligible for Rent Assistance to help with accommodation costs. Our Mildura Campus includes Student Residences which can provide students with single and shared rooms in close proximity to all our campus facilities. Please contact us for details about our residences, and the Department of Human Services for information about Rent Assistance.

If you live near one of our campuses and plan to use a bus to attend classes, you may be eligible for a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card. This card gives people cheaper bus fares. Apprentices, people undertaking courses of less then ten weeks duration and part time students are not eligible. Please contact Public Transport Victoria for more details.

Students needing to leave home to attend one of our campuses may be eligible for the Fares Allowance. This can assist with up to three trips per year between the locality where you study and where you originally lived. If your trip involves Victorian buses or trains, having a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card will likely reduce the cost further. To learn more about the Fares Allowance, contact the Department of Human Services.

Financial Help for Business

You know your business. SuniTAFE knows training and the government incentives available to help businesses develop their staff. If you’d like to find out how we can help you improve your business through staff development, please contact us.

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Certificate IV in Community Services

Certificate IV in Community Services

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