CHC42021

Certificate IV in Community Services

The Certificate IV in Community Services is designed for those looking to advance in community service roles. This qualification equips you to support person-centred services to individuals and groups. As a community service worker, you will provide advocacy or interventions in a variety of settings.

With this qualification, you may work autonomously within established guidelines and have the potential to supervise others. This course prepares you for diverse roles in community service and case management environments.

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Training delivery:

CLASSROOM BASED

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COURSE COST

FEE FREE

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nATIONALLY ACCREDITED

QUALIFICATION

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GOVERNMENT FUNDING:

Available

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Industry

EXPERIENCED TRAINERS

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CONVENIENT

CAMPUS LOCATIONS

Career Insights

A Certificate IV in Community Services qualification can go a long way. Here’s what is possible:

Community Services Coordinator
Family Support Worker
Outreach Officer
Community Health Worker
Neighborhood Centre Worker

Future Growth

Very Strong

Number of employed Welfare Support Workers grew by 5,500 over the last year.

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Satisfied with training

90%

Percentage of graduates who said they were satisfied with the training they received.

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average Weekly PAY

$1,577

Average weekly full-time earnings for Community Care Workers.

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Trainer providing guidance to a student in a Certificate III in Community Services class, highlighting the interactive and supportive learning environment.

The demand for skilled community and personal service workers is rapidly increasing. Over 19, 000 new jobs are expected for Welfare Support Workers by 2026! Study our CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services and get job-ready skills and knowledge to work in the Community Services industry.

Course Description

Training Delivery

The Certificate IV in Community Services course is predominantly classroom based. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Industry Skills Training RTO ID 40486.

Students are provided with the following:

Required course materials such as:

  • Required course materials such as workbooks
  • Access to computers and software during class
  • Your student training plan
  • A dedicated and qualified trainer
  • Targeted assessment tools

Entry Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification. Students are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with, photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will receive a: 

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript OR
  • Statement of Attainment (if student is found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

Recommended Course Structure

A total of 15 units are required to complete the Certificate IV in Community Services; seven (7) core and eight (8) elective units. Unit selection may vary dependent on delivery method and location. Call us today for more information.

Core Units
Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
CHCDFV001
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective Units
Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCCCS006
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCMGT005
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCAOD001
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS033
Identify and report abuse
CHCMHS001
Work with people with mental health issues
HLTAID011
Provide First Aid
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Want to discuss further?

Speak to one of our education consultants at a time that suits you.

Is Government
Funding
Available?

Students are able to access mainstream training under the subsidised Jobs & Skills Priority Industry Training Program. Industry Skills Training RTO ID 40486 is contracted by the State Government to deliver this qualification through this program.

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Please note we are unable to accept enrolments from International Student Visa holders (Subclass 500).