Do you want to make an immediate and profound impact on the welfare of vulnerable people? This qualification will support you to get the skills and knowledge you need to excel in the support industry.
Possible positions include:
- Community Health Worker
- Family Support Worker
- Migrant Community Worker
- Tenants Advisory Worker
- Welfare Rights Worker
There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this qualification as per the training package. Students will however be required to obtain a National Police Check that has no offences listed that would exclude them from working in the community services sector with vulnerable persons.
You may also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) should the work require you to be in the vicinity of children and/or an NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) if it is a requirement of the work placement site.
Our training options are flexible to meet the needs of every student. Training options include face to face, a combination of face to face and online, work based training or traineeships. Average course duration is between 12-24 months.
Select for a detailed list of core and elective units
The total number of units - 15
- Core units - 7
- Elective units - 8
|Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
|Use communication to build relationships
|Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
|Work with diverse people
|Work legally and ethically
|Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
|Maintain work health and safety
|Assist co-existing needs
|Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
|Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
|Develop and use strategies for communication with augmentative and alternative communication systems
|Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
|Work with people with mental health issues
|Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
|Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Click below to complete our enrolment form.
Online enrolment application
Smart and Skilled funding
This training is subsidised by the New South Wales Government. Eligibility criteria applies and concession fees are available for some students. Find out more at Smart and Skilled - Are You Eligible? Fee-for-service and personalised payment plan options are also available.
Additional Course Details
Additional information about the course can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC42021
Please contact our office on 1300 483 486 if you have any questions. We can discuss customisation of the course to suit your needs. Alternatively, you can