Comments about Certificate II in Community Services Work - On Campus - Bendigo - Victoria
If you are thinking about a career in community services, this course aims to provide you with the first step to obtaining a qualification. Through theoretical and practical training this course will provide a pathway to a variety of community services qualifications including aged care, disability work, youth work, and children’s services.
To be eligible for this course you must have organisational, literacy and numeracy skills to at least year 10 standard as well as appropriate attitudes and potential for working in the community services sector. Other Entry Requirements Attendance at an Information Session (contact the institute for a time and date). Participation in selection processes including group interviews and a written activity is also required.
Certificate II in Community Services Work
Key Study Areas
* Prepare for work in the community services industry
* Disability work
* Drug and alcohol work
* Aged care work
* Youth work
* Child care
• Bendigo (City Campus)
• Kyneton Campus
This course is delivered 3 days per week from 9:00 - 4pm over 20 weeks
• Group Interview
To apply for most community services positions, you will need a minimum of Certificate III or IV in a chosen stream.
Further Study Options
After completion of this course you are encouraged to complete at least Certificate III or Certificate IV in a chosen stream. It is important to note that successful completion of this Certificate does not guarantee a place in any of the pathway courses.
Cert IV in Juvenile Justice :: CHC40702
Certifcate IV in Disability Work :: CHC40302
Certificate III in Aged Care Work :: CHC30102
Certificate III in Children's Services :: CHC30402
Certificate IV in Community Services (Lifestyle and Leisure) :: CHC41602
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
CHCAC3C Orientation to aged care work
CHCAOD1C introduction to alcohol and other drugs work
CHCCN1D Ensure children's health and safety
CHCCOM1B Communicate with people accessing the services of the organisation
CHCCS201A Prepare for work in the community services industry
CHCDIS20A Introduction to disability work
CHCGROUP2C Support group activities
CHCOHS201A Follow OHS procedures
CHCORG1B Follow the organisation's policies, procedures and programs
CHCORG2B Work with others
CHCYTH1C Work effectively with young people
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.