CHCSS00088

Induction (pathway to studying health and community services courses)

Induction (pathway to studying health and community services courses)

If you've always wanted to work in the areas of healthcare or community services, but have no previous experience in the industry and don't know where to start, then this CHCSS00088 Induction course from Open Colleges could be just the thing you're looking for.

This skill-set is designed for people who have had no previous experience in the industry and focuses on teaching you the essentials such as how to communicate and work in health or community services, how to work with diverse people, how to follow safe work practices for direct client care and how to manage personal stressors in the work environment. By the end of the course you will have all the skills and knowledge required to launch your healthcare or community services career, or to continue studying and move onto CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services or the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support qualifications.

This course is delivered 100% online.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

CHCSS00088 Open Colleges Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Maximum of 3 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Open Colleges (RTO: 90796)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Assistant Community Services Worker | Community Worker | Youth Worker | Aged Care Worker | Disability Support Worker | View All

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If you’ve always wanted to work in the areas of healthcare or community services, but have no previous experience in the industry and don’t know where to start, then this CHCSS00088 Induction course from Open Colleges could be just the thing you’re looking for.

This skill-set is designed for people who have had no previous experience in the industry and focuses on teaching you the essentials such as how to communicate and work in health or community services, how to work with diverse people, how to follow safe work practices for direct client care and how to manage personal stressors in the work environment. By the end of the course you will have all the skills and knowledge required to launch your healthcare or community services career, or to continue studying and move onto CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services or the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support qualifications.

This course is delivered 100% online.

PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

Eligibility

There are mandatory entry requirements for enrolling in this course.

It is recommended that students:

  • Are 18 years old (note students under 18 will need permission from a parent or guardian to enrol)  
  • Have access to a modern computer with video / audio playback capabilities and high-speed internet  
  • Have access to Microsoft Office or equivalent  
  • Have basic computing skills, including ability to make a short video  
  • Have access to a digital video recording device to save and upload video/image files to OpenSpace, e.g., mobile phone/smartphone. 

While completing this course, you will cover the following essential areas:

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  • Work with diverse people

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists. Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised CHCSS00088 Induction course certificate from Open Colleges. You will be fully prepared to confidently start working in one of a myriad of roles in healthcare or community services available nationally, or to continue your studies in order to access more senior roles in the industry.

Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable.

Choose to pay in full and save 10% on course fees, or opt for a 50/50 plan where you can pay half of your fees upfront and the balance as a payment plan. For extra flexibility there is also the Zip Money payment plan.

Zip Money payment plan - we can assist by organising Zip Money to pay your course fees directly to us on your behalf, and you pay this loan back to Zip Money over an agreed period of time. Zip Money provides you flexible options of selecting a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (dependant on which course you’re enrolling into) to suit your lifestyle, giving you more flexibility than ever before.

Open Colleges payment plans are interest free!

Enquire now to find out about other payment plans that can work for you.

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