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Community Services Courses, Geelong and Melbourne

Community Services courses give skills and knowledge across a range of community areas.  Students can aim to work within youth services, work with people with complex needs, as support persons, Community Services Worker, Case Worker, Welfare Support Worker and Early Intervention, Homelessness Worker and within community organisations.  Community Services courses are about looking after the person and dealing with all life issues from health and security to emotional wellbeing.

If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others, AGB Training’s Nationally Recognised Community Services Qualifications will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a meaningful career.

Certificate IV in Community Services

This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centered services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services. At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Case Worker, Health Education Officer, Community Services Worker, Outreach Officer, Community Support Worker, Support Worker, Domestic Violence Worker, Welfare Support Worker, Early Intervention Homelessness Worker, Welfare Worker, Family Support Worker

Start Date: please contact us for more information
Fees: $2,500
Fees if eligible for Government Funding: $500
Victorian Government Contribution for Skills First Funded Program $ 6,510
Textbook Fees: $ 109.95
Course Duration: 39 weeks – not including school or public holidays
Duration inclusive of holidays: 52 Weeks

Packaging rules To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in – 15 units of competency (7 core units and 8 elective units)

CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

Text books are available to purchase online, click on the book image to go to suppliers’ site.

Developing Communities for the Future - 9780170254717

Diploma of Community Services

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person centered services to individuals, groups and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Work placement: To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Case Worker Or Manager Community Services Worker, Early Intervention Worker, Group Facilitator / Coordinator, Case Coordinator, Client Service Assessor, Coordinator Family Services, Family Support Worker, Program Coordinator Or Manager Welfare Worker

Start Date: Friday 28th July – Geelong
Fees: $3,000
Textbook Fees: $ 272.85
Fees if eligible for Government Funding: $500
Victorian Government Contribution for Skills First Funded Program: $ 8,310
Course Duration: 48 weeks
Duration inclusive of holidays: 61 Weeks
Work Placement Hours: 100 hours throughout course duration

Packaging rules To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in – 16 units of competency (8 core units and 8 elective units)

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Text books are available to purchase online, click on the book image to go to suppliers’ site.

The Business Communication Handbook with Student Resource Access 12 Months - 9780170354172        Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors with Student Resource Access 12 Months - 9780170364362       Developing Communities for the Future - 9780170254717