Community Services

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.

Entry Requirements:

  • 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.

Study Pathways

Completing CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services qualification is a pathway to further study in the following:

Location, dates and times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  10 February to 31 May 2020
  • Duration – 13 Weeks, 2 days per week: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9am to 3pm

Information Sessions, followed by literacy and numeracy assessment

Clarence Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am
Room D1.04, Theatrette, D Block, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
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Clarence Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Room D1.04, Theatrette, D Block, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
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NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  10 February to 31 May 2020
  • Duration: 13 weeks, 2 days per week:  Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am to 3pm

Mid Year 2020

  • Intake 27 July to 30 November 2020
  • Duration – 13 Weeks, 2 days per week:  Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9am to 3pm

Information Sessions, followed by literacy and numeracy assessment

Alanvale Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10am to 12pm
C Block, 54A Alanvale Road, Newnham
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Alanvale Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2pm to 4pm
C Block, 54A Alanvale Road, Newnham
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Alanvale Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 6pm to 8pm
C Block, 54A Alanvale Road, Newnham
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NB: dates and times may be subject to change

Learning Options

On Campus Delivery – participation in timetabled workshops at TasTAFE.

  • Classroom

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.
Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Written Questions
  • Scenarios
  • 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 further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to provide the following, which includes.

  • Folder
  • Paper
  • Pens
  • USB

Are there ‘other’ costs?

A Working with Vulnerable People registration ($19)

Essential Requirements

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

Information, Literacy and Numeracy

Community and Children’s Services use an information and literacy and numeracy assessment process which aims to ensure that each person has sufficient information to make an informed course choice and starts at a level which is appropriate for them.

Students will need to attend and participate in both Information and literacy and numeracy sessions which involve the following:

    • Completion of the literacy and numeracy assessment pack. This is a requirement for entry into our courses and takes 30-60 minutes.
    • Support is available for candidates who require assistance. Please advise us prior to attending the session if you require support, so that support staff are aware and available to assist on the day.

A Letter of Offer will be sent via email to successful candidates within 5-10 days.

If we are unable to offer a place in the desired qualification, candidates will receive a letter via email outlining alternative options and courses.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.

Outcome

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.

Qualification Requirements

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.

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