Play an integral role in the health and community services industry. This qualification will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to provide important, person-centred support to vulnerable members of the community (including disadvantaged groups, children, and families). Help others feel empowered and safe, in an engaging and rewarding career.
Use this qualification to work in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts. This may involve the development, facilitation, and review of service programs, client risk assessment, and responding to crisis situations. You could also be required to provide supervision to other workers and volunteers in managing their daily tasks.
Learn specialised skills to succeed under broad direction from senior management, boost your interpersonal communication and develop your capabilities to provide advocacy using sociological thinking in your approach.
If you are employed in the sector you may be eligible for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) which can significantly decrease the time required to complete your qualification.
COURSE DELIVERY STRUCTURE
- 18 months maximum duration
- 16 Units
- 30 minutes scheduled mentoring with Trainer each fortnight
- 12 hours per Unit of directed home studies
- 4 hours per Unit of research
- This course requires the support of your workplace and 100 hours of employment/job tasks, OR will be achieved at the conclusion of the course.
NATIONAL POLICE CLEARANCE
Students will be required to complete and pay for a National Police Clearance prior to enrolment in this course.
With our Online study mode, you can study from anywhere and achieve your goals. Maintain work/life balance with self-paced learning on our e-learning platform, along with scheduled mentoring from our industry-expert trainers.
REALLY GO PLACES
Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study and/or may contribute towards study credits. Go here for your Health & Community career pathway map and begin.
WHERE TO NEXT
Select the ACE location closest to you from the tabs below to explore course start dates and download detailed course information. The course fee is determined according to your personal circumstances, you could be eligible for low fee or fee free training. Please contact the College to discuss your eligibility.
REAL WORLD JOBS
Social Housing Coordinator / Community Services Care Manager
NATIONAL STUDENT OUTCOMES
Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore. see below for details