This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community service worker who provides the first point of contact and who assists individuals in meeting their immediate needs. The course covers communication, skills required for people who work in health or community services, working with diverse people, workplace health and safety and more.
This is a nationally recognised qualification to become an introductory worker in the community service sector. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.
Where will this take me
On successful completion of this qualification, students may find work in one of the following job roles:
Further Educational Pathways include:
Certificate III in Community Services.
Certificate IV in Community Services.
Face to Face Delivery. Allocate approx. 0.5 hours per week during the course of training for self-directed study time, research, or the completion of assessments
There are no specific academic entry requirements for this course, however applicants must undertake a literacy and numeracy (LL&N) test. These will assist with determining student suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a working with Children Check and Police Clearance – Working with Children Check and Police Clearance required for industry workplace. Depending on the employer, you may need to obtain both or one.
Basic: $600 (Materials – $50, Student Administration Fee (SAF) – $50)
*Concession: $120 (Materials – $50, SAF – $50)
Full Fee: $1000 ( Materials- $50, SAF – $50) For those not eligible for government funding.
*Concession fee applies only to holders of a current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran’s Gold Card.
*Basic feee student does not hold a concession card, but is eligible for a Skills First subsided training place.
*Full fee for those not eligible for government funding (non-residents)
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
Students with a disability are encouraged to apply.
As a Learn Local Registered Training Organisation DVLC can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Check your eligibility here.
1 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough, VIC 3088
Closest train station: Greensborough (5 minutes walk)
Limited free parking available on site
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|BSBWOR202||Organise and complete daily work activities|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCVOL001||Be an effective volunteer|
|BSBWOR201||Manage personal stress in the workplace|
Please call us early on 9435 9060 to arrange a pre-enrolment interview.
All students wishing to enrol in this course will need to complete a language, literacy and numeracy test before enrolment is confirmed. Please call us on 9435 9060 to book a time for this.