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Introduction to Community Services

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Use routine strategies for work-related learning (FSKLRG11)
  • Write routine workplace texts (FSKWTG09)
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Read and respond to routine workplace information (FSKRDG10)

Course description

Learn Introduction to Community Services in Sydney.

About the course:

This short course will put you on the path to a career in aged care, disability or home and community care services. It will build your confidence and give you important work, health and safety and food handling qualifications as well as helping you gain communication skills for work in the sector.

Students completing the course will get statements of attainment for four units of competency toward the Certificate III in Individual Support and five units of competency toward the Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways. The short course program will also provide learning and career pathway planning, English language and learning support and access to volunteering experience.

Training will be one day a week for 12 weeks, excluding school holidays, 9:30-2:30 during the following periods:

  • March 15, 2017 to June 21, 2017 CORE Community Services, Corner Railway Parade and McBurney Road Cabramatta.

To enrol, attend the Information Session at CORE Community Services February 1, 2017. Address is Corner Railway Parade and McBurney Road Cabramatta. Time 10am – 1pm

Course content

5 accredited units and 1 non accredited unit (Vocational Pathways)

2 Core Units from Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015)

  • HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services

Imported elective units, 2 of which can be applied towards Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015)

  • FSKLRG11 – Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKWTG09 – Write routine workplace texts
  • HLTFSE001 – Follow basic food safety practices
Eligibility Criteria

This is funded by the NSW Government’s State Training Service, ACE Community Service Obligation, Targeted Communities and has the following eligibility requirements:

You can take this course if you:

  • are 15 years or older and have left school
  • live and work in NSW
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen; permanent resident; humanitarian visa or bridging visa holder
  • have (or are willing to get) a Unique Student Identifier

www.usi.gov.au
www.training.nsw.gov.au/ace

Additional information