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Community Services Workshop

Community Services Workshop

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO).

Are you interested in working in the community care industry? This taster course provides an overview of the sector and is the perfect introduction for anyone considering a career in this popular field of work.

The Community Services Workshop is delivered on the Central Coast and will give you experience in supporting and providing services to clients in the community, including clients with disabilities, the elderly and mental health. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen career.

Delve into the world of community services with Central Coast Community College and launch your career in the care industry!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to begin their career in the community care industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Use strategies to respond to workplace problems
  • Provide individualised support
  • Write simple workplace formatted texts

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course can continue their studies by enrolling in the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Care Assistant

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery.

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (CSO) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you on the day.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • FSKWTG05 Complete simple workplace formatted texts
  • FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems