CHC30215

Certificate III in Community Services

Certificate III in Community Services

If you are compassionate, like helping others around you and have a strong sense of community participation, then you might enjoy building a rewarding career in community services. This CHC30215 Certificate III in Community Services from Open Colleges is a course designed to give you all the required skills and knowledge that are required to perform competently and confidently in any position focused on supporting vulnerable and at-risk individuals and groups within the community.

By studying this course you will learn essential skills such as how to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, support clients' independence and well-being, facilitate the interests and rights of clients and follow safe work practices for direct client care, that will ensure that you can effectively contribute to community services teams in any government, not-for-profit or private individual care organisation.

This online course from Open Colleges is fully flexible and designed to fit in your your lifestyle and work commitments, so start studying today to access a multitude of rewarding career paths in community care.

CHC30215 Open Colleges Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self-paced: maximum of 12 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Open Colleges (RTO: 90796)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Community Development Officer | Assistant Community Services Worker | Migrant Support Worker | Community Worker | Residential Support Worker | View All

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Course Rundown

If you are compassionate, like helping others around you and have a strong sense of community participation, then you might enjoy building a rewarding career in community services. This CHC30215 Certificate III in Community Services from Open Colleges is a course designed to give you all the required skills and knowledge that are required to perform competently and confidently in any position focused on supporting vulnerable and at-risk individuals and groups within the community.

By studying this course you will learn essential skills such as how to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, support clients’ independence and well-being, facilitate the interests and rights of clients and follow safe work practices for direct client care, that will ensure that you can effectively contribute to community services teams in any government, not-for-profit or private individual care organisation.

This online course from Open Colleges is fully flexible and designed to fit in your your lifestyle and work commitments, so start studying today to access a multitude of rewarding career paths in community care.

Eligibility

There are no mandated education entry requirements for this qualification, and there are no mandatory Open Colleges entry requirements.

It is recommended that students:

  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills that ensure the ability to read and comprehend technical terms and communicate effectively through email. These skills are equivalent to those that would be required to successfully complete year 12.
  • Access to a modern computer with high speed internet.
  • Basic computing skills including the ability to make a short video

While completing the CHC30215 Certificate III in Community Services qualification from Open Colleges, you may study the following subjects:

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCDE003 - Work within a community development framework
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  • CHCCOM001 - Provide first point of contact
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS016 - Respond to client needs
  • CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and well-being
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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 receive a nationally recognised CHC30215 Certificate III in Community Services qualification from Open Colleges.

The skills and knowledge you will have gained will give you the opportunity to start a gratifying career across many different aspects of community support such as social services, aged support, disability support and social housing. The qualification will mean that you can start working in junior roles with direct supervision straight away, and will give you a great basis for further education aimed at growing your understanding of the field and progressing in your career.

Curious about where a career in social work 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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