Certificate III in Community Services

 
Qualification:
Certificate III   NRT
Course no:
CHC32015-01V02
National code:
CHC32015
Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
Wed 19 Jul 2017
 –   Loftus
 –   St George
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    Course description and aims

    This community services course will help you get started in a career in the sector. In a learning environment you will develop skills to have direct contact with clients. By the end of this course, you will be able to identify clientsÂ’ needs and refer them to services and support.

    For students seeking to complete a First Aid unit of competency as part of their program, you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Community care worker, Community development worker, Intake and referral worker, Juvenile-justice officer, Residential activities officer, Residential support worker, Support worker, Youth worker

    Articulation

    Credit for Prior Learning
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Loftus
    St George
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Wed 19 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1450
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1750
    Course Fee:
    $5390
    Code:
    CHC32015-01V02-17SUT-002
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 21, June, 2017 at 11:00am at Sutherland College, Loftus Campus, Rawson Avenue, Loftus, Block F, Level 1, Room F1.13

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 3 days per week. An indication of how weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Thursday and Friday 9:15am to 3:45pm (These days could be subject to change due to timetable)

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment25
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact35
    CHCCCS016Respond to client needs60
    CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships55
    CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context80
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues80
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    17 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    $5390
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1450
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1750
    Code:
    CHC32015-01V02-17SGR-147
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 21 June anytime between 10.00am to 7.00pm at St George College, Cnr Princes Highway & President Avenue, Building C, Level 1, Room C1.53.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 09.00am to 3.30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
    CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
    CHCYTH001Engage respectfully with young people55
    CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment25
    BSBINM301Organise workplace information30
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact35
    CHCDFV001Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence50
    CHCCCS016Respond to client needs60
    CHCGRP001Support group activities30
    CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context80
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
    CHCSOH001Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness85
    CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues80

     

     

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