Disability Services

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services (Aged and Disability)

CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Services is part of the Community Services Training Package. It may be used as a pathway qualification into community services work and may apply specifically to workers who support individuals by providing a first point of contact in a crisis situation and referral to a broad range of services, or workers in residential facilities and/or in community services under direct or regular supervision.

This course is ideal for anyone considering entering or re-entering the workforce and has an interest in working in the Community sector, Aged Care or Disability industry.

It may also be used as a pathway qualification into CHC33015 – Certificate III Individual Support – Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability specialist streams.

Learning for this qualification will be delivered in a holistic way using applied learning models and simulated settings to maximise opportunities for students to learn through active engagement, at their own pace. Teachers will need to link teaching plans to identified student needs and interests to engage students and develop general attributes and skills.

You will learn about:

  • Workplace, Health & Safety
  • Applying First Aid
  • Working with Diverse People
  • The aged care, disability and community sectors
  • Basic Food Safety
  • Study skills, basic IT skills, resume writing

Location, Dates and Times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  18 February 2019
  • Duration:  Full-time, 3 days per week – Monday to Wednesday – 9am to 2.30pm
  • Information and Application Session:  Thursday, 24 January 2019, 10am
    • Venue: Room B1.04, B Block, Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307  to register your interest.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Community Services students undertake a range of assessments to ensure that they have the required knowledge and skills as set out in the Units of Competence.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For fee and payment information relating to TasTAFE qualifications, please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Basic skills in literacy, numeracy and information technology are desirable.

Suitability

Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you. All students applying for enrolment will be required to complete an Entry Profile. This assists teachers to gain an understanding of skills levels of learners, enabling the provision of additional assistance for those students who require support.

Outcome

CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Services.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve this qualification 9 units must be completed, consisting of 5 core units and 4 elective units.

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