Certificate III in Community Services
Course code: CHC32015
Registered Training Organisation: Federation TAFE
RTO Code: 4909
The VET Community Services program gives students the opportunity to gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. It allows them to demonstrate competency in a range of areas and prepares them to work in various settings within the Community Services industry. The knowledge and skills gained will help students to decide on future pathways and study options.
Contribution towards VCE: VM
It is mandated that students studying VCE: VM complete 180 hours of a VET course in a Certificate II or above. This will contribute 2 VET credits towards a student’s program.
Contribution towards VPC
Students studying VPC may choose to include a VET program, however it is not mandated.
Contribution towards VCE
Students who complete Units 1 & 2 will be eligible for credit towards their VCE at Units 1 & 2 level.
Students who complete Units 3 & 4 will be eligible for a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Yes – if Scored Assessment is completed in the second year of the course.
The study score is calculated through three graded assessment coursework tasks completed throughout the year as well as a final year examination.
Scored Assessment Available
Delivered over two years
Wednesdays 9.20 am to 3.20 pm
School to Work
60 hours per year is recommended
Possible Study Pathways
Potential Career paths
Select fees to be paid by DE for students attending public schools. Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.
Units may include:
Plan and apply time management BSBPEF202
Provide first aid HLTAID011
Provide first point of contact CHCCOM001
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Follow safe work practices for direct client care HLTWHS002
Manage personal stressors in the work environment HLTWHS006
Use communication to build relationships CHCCOM002
Respond to client needs CHCCCS016
Work within a community development framework CHCCDE003
Implement participation and engagement strategies CHCCDE004
Note: Program commencement subject to enrolment numbers. Units of Competency are subject to change. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals. All details are accurate at the time of publication.