Certificate II in Community Services
Weekly Classroom Sessions
The community services sector in Australia is forecasting enormous job growth over the next 5 years. Jobs are already on offer now and employers are looking for suitably qualified staff who not only have job skills but also personalities required from care workers.
Are you looking to get started in a career that is extremely satisfying? Are you someone who likes to help others?
This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as a community services worker providing first point of contact and assisting individuals in meeting their immediate needs.
COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY
The Certificate II in Community Services is delivered over 12 months in a face-to-face group based environment with weekly classroom sessions at the school. Learning resources are offered either electronically or paper-based depending on the needs of students and their schools.
PAYMENT METHOD/ COST
There are no fees applicable for this course for eligible students undertaking VETiS training in a school environment. The VETiS program is funded by the Queensland Government to give eligible students funding to complete one Certificate I or II level qualification while attending secondary school. Click here for more information.
To achieve a Certificate II in Community Services a total of 9 units must be completed including 5 core units and 4 elective units as listed below.
The unit CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer requires students to participate in at least 20 hours of voluntary work in an organisation with a structured volunteer program.
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|BSBWOR202||Organise and complete daily work activities|
|FSKRG09||Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems|
|CHCVOL001||Be an effective volunteer|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|