CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
This qualification 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 as a community services worker.
- Participate in an information and suitability processes which aims to ensure that each person has sufficient information to make an informed choice and starts at a level that is right for them for their literacy and numeracy level.
Completing CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services qualification is a pathway to further study in the following:
- CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
- CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
- CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
- CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
- CCHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work
Location, dates and times
- Next Intake: 18 February 2019 – 31 May 2019
- Duration: 2 days per week, 13 weeks full-time, Monday and Tuesday, 9am – 3pm
On Campus Delivery – participation in timetabled workshops at TasTAFE.
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.
Examples of assessments for this course may include;
- Written Questions
- Performance Tasks
- Observations checklist
- Third Party Reports
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 details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/
Fees and Payments
For details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/
What will I need to bring?
Students will need to provide the following, which includes.
Are there ‘other’ costs?
A Working with Vulnerable People registration ($19)
There are no essential entry requirements for this course
Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements
A Working with Vulnerable People registration
Desirable Skills and Attributes
The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:
- Ability to read, write and understand documents for example; reports, policies, and procedures
- Ability to listen to others and give full attention, taking time to understand and asking questions as appropriate (active listening)
- Ability to model appropriate social and non-verbal behaviour
- Ability to be responsible for others’ health and safety
- Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and communication skills
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Community and Children’s Services use an information and suitability processes which aims to ensure that each person has sufficient information to make an informed choice and starts at a level that is right for them for their literacy and numeracy level.
On campus students, flexible delivery students will need to participate in an information and suitability process that requires attendance at an Information and Suitability Session. Which involves the following;
- Completion of a suitability assessment booklet, that is a requirement for entry into our courses, which takes about 30-60 minutes; and
- One-on-one interview with a teacher.
Support is available to help candidates who have literacy/numeracy difficulties and must be advised to us, prior to attending the session, so that teaching staff are aware and able to assist on the day.
Within 21-28 days a Letter of Offer will be sent to successful candidates or a Letter of Offer to an alternative course, if unable to place into desired qualification.
TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/current/student-support/
CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services will receive a certificate for the completion of all the 9 units required for the qualification.
Students who wish to exit prior to completing their full qualification will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for partial completion of their qualification for the units they have achieved a (CP) competency or (RCP) Recognition of Current Competency result.
To achieve a CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services 9 units must be successfully completed. These include five core units and four electives. Electives are selected based on industry and/or employer consultation.