Gordon Institute of TAFE

Certificate III in Community Services

CHC32015Gordon Institute of TAFE
Institution rating
4.5
Duration
1 yearfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
February

Course description

  • Prepare for roles in Social Welfare or Community Development with the Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015)
  • Learn how to assess client needs, organise support group activities, and follow safe work practices
  • Undertake a work placement where you'll gain industry experience organised by The Gordon

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Geelong City
  • Werribee Watton Street

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Gordon Institute of TAFE or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Language, literacy, numeracy and communication level to at least Year 10; AND
  • Basic computer skills; AND
  • Current Working With Children Check at the time of study
LocationVictoria
Next start dateFebruary
Duration1 year
Study modeOn-campus
Education institutionGordon Institute of TAFE
Work placement

There is a compulsory work placement of 48 hours coordinated by The Gordon.

PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you’ll learn

You will learn about:

  • Advocacy
  • Community development
  • Client needs assessment
  • Teamwork
  • Support group activities
  • Administration

Course content

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCCCS016Respond to client needs
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCCS008Develop strategies to address unmet needs
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCDE004Implement participation and engagement strategies
HLTAID003Provide first aid
CHCGRP001Support group activities
CHCCDE001Support participative planning processes
CHCYTH003Support Young People to Create Opportunities in Their Lives
CHCYTH002Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCCDE003Work within a community development framework

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Gordon Institute of TAFE or visit their website to find out more information on the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Gordon Institute of TAFE can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

There is a compulsory work placement of 48 hours coordinated by The Gordon.


Enquire with Gordon Institute of TAFE or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate III in Community Services have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionAvg. salaryJobs on SEEK
Support Worker
$62k4,948
Assistant In Nursing
$50k786
Disability Support Worker
$56k3,986
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Student ratings of Gordon Institute of TAFE courses

Gordon Institute of TAFE
4.5
(84 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
90%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
96%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.6
Course content compared to what was expected
4.5
Balance between theory and practical work
4.4
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.5
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.4
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.0
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Support and delivery

When you study with The Gordon you’ll receive personalised assistance with the following:

  • Essay and assignment writing
  • Reading and note taking
  • Computing
  • Maths

Study support is provided in the form of individual appointments, small groups or lunchtime sessions.

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Gordon Institute of TAFE

Certificate III in Community ServicesCHC32015

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  • Course price
  • Available study options at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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