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.

This is an entry or introductory course to the community services sector.

To enrol in this program you will need:

  • To be involved in an information and suitability process
  • To be able to satisfy a Department of Justice, Working with Vulnerable People Check

Opportunities

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

  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Disability
  • Certificate IV in Community Services
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work

Dates and Times

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Duration:  2 Days per week
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  July 2018
  • Venue:  Alanvale Campus, 54 Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307  to register your interest.
  • The team will contact you with further information.

NORTH WEST
Devonport and Burnie Campus

  • Next Intake:   July 2018 (subject to numbers)
  • Duration:  12 weeks
  • Information/Suitability Sessions: Wednesday, 27 June 2018 – 10am OR 2pm OR 6pm
    • Burnie Venue:  Room C3.16, 3rd Floor, C Block, Burnie Campus, 41 – 43 Mooreville Road, Burnie
    • Devonport Venue:  Room A2.29, 2nd Floor, A Block, Devonport Campus, Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest.

Information and Suitability Process

  • Students must 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.

Learning Options

The training product is for people who are passionate in working with people in our community, learning options may include:

  • On campus full time or part time; – participation in timetabled workshops at TasTAFE.

Assessment Process

A range of assessment methods are used for each unit or cluster of units when assessing competence.  Assessment methods used for the program include:

  • Written questions
  • Scenarios
  • Performance evidence portfolio (PEP)
  • Observation checklists
  • Third party reports

Recognition

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/

Are there ‘Other’ Fees?

Students are required to pay the costs for the Department of Justice, Working with Vulnerable People card.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre requisites for this qualification

Qualification Requirements

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

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