Disability Services

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services (Aged and Disability)

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 for anyone who is thinking about 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 Certificate III Individual Support – Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability specialist streams.

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

Career Opportunities

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in aged care, disability and home and community care.

Dates and Times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  mid year 2018 (Dates to be confirmed)
  • Venue:  Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307  to register your interest.

NORTH
Launceston Campus

  • Next Intake:  Term 2, 2018
  • Duration:  3 days per week, Monday, Thursday & Friday – 9am to 2.30pm
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Scottsdale Trade Training Centre

  • Next Intake:  2018 – Places available!
  • Venue:  Scottsdale Trade Training Centre, 20 Coplestone Street, Scottsdale
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

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

Assessment Process

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

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Pre-requisites

Basic skills in literacy, numeracy and information technology will be desirable. All students applying for enrolment will be required to complete an Entry Profile. By completing this profile teachers gain an understanding of skills levels of learners and can provide additional assistance for those students who may need additional support.

Qualification Requirements

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

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