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Introduction to Community Services

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 Service’s 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. 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 this growing 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

  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Work with diverse people
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Provide first aid
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Develop a group community project

Career Opportunities

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

  • Community care worker
  • Assistant Community Worker

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.

Please Note that “CSO201825 Develop a group community project” is a Non-Accredited Module and only a statement of attendance will be provided for this module.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • CSO201825 Develop a group community project