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Course Details - CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services - Mark Oliphant College

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NASSSA TitleCertificate II in Community Services
QualificationCHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
RTOConnect'n'Grow (National Code 40518)
Host OrganisationMark Oliphant College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services under the direction of others. This training aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to gain a broad base of knowledge and skills related to community and social services and set students up on a pathway to further study within health and social services.
PathwaysThe course is developed for entry to employment or further education. Community Services sector roles include: Support Worker, Caseworker, Client Contact Officer or Community Development Worker in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Entry RequirementsTo meet the requirements of the VETRO application, students must demonstrate prior career planning evidence. For example, work experience, discussion with Career/Guidance Counsellors, identification of Career Path through subject selections discussions. All students need to complete the minimum standard LLN testing requirements for this program as outlined in the VETRO process.
Other RequirementsRegular attendance in class and ability to complete work on time is essential. Students must be prepared to complete work at home if required using the online Learning Management System. Students are expected to wear clothing suited to the program they are studying or their school uniform. Closed shoes are essential.
Delivery Location(s)Mark Oliphant College B-12, 99 Douglas Drive, MUNNO PARA, SA, 5115
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Mark Oliphant College B-12 on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 15:15.
Commencement date 09/02/22.
Regular attendance in class and ability to complete work on time is essential. Students must be prepared to complete work at home if required. All courses will be finished by week 6, Term 4 (week beginning 28 November) and exclude school holiday breaks or public holidays.
Work Placement0 days
There is no compulsory work placement.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 40 SACE credits
285 Nominal Hours. Actual credits granted to the student is dependent on the units of competency completed by the student toward the qualification.
Units Of Competency
CoreHLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20 nominal hours
 BSBWOR202Organise and complete daily work activities20 nominal hours
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
 CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact35 nominal hours
 CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30 nominal hours
ElectiveCHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour40 nominal hours
 BSBWOR201Manage personal stress in the workplace40 nominal hours
 CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service30 nominal hours
 CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours Training Package/Qualification may be updated in 2022 so these competencies may change
Training Cost$75.00 including GST
$75 is the ‘gap’ fee. This course is a Flexible Industry Pathway subsidised by the Department for Innovation and Skills
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessVETRO assessment or interviews will be conducted: • Wednesday November 3rd from 9.15am. • At Mark Oliphant College • Bv Connect'n'Grow .
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation and induction occurs during the first training session by the trainer with host school VET Leader support. All home schools are required to conduct WorkPRO (or similar) prior to students commencing a course .
Public TransportBuses 452,461, GA1, GA2 stop on Douglas Drive at stop 79F, and Newton Blvd stop 79 E a 15-20 min walk to Mark Oliphant College.
Contact PersonMr Gary Birmingham, Mobile 0424 677 741, Email
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