As a Government owned TAFE, The Gordon can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate.

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2021 FebruaryWerribee Princes CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 JulyWerribee Princes CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months

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Course Description

Are you considering a career in the community services sector, perhaps in social welfare or community development? Do you have good communication skills and a willingness to help people? 

This entry-level community services course is a great starting point to prepare you for work in the community and is now being offered at our Werribee Princes Campus.

You will learn about advocacy, community development, client needs assessment, teamwork, support group activities, and administration that will set you up with the skills you need to work in the Community Services sector.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2021. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 – 3.5 days per week | days TBA | 9.00am - 4.00pm
 

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Community Health Support Worker
  • Youth Support Worker
  • Case Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Volunteer Co-ordinator

Course Description

Course Description

Are you considering a career in the community services sector, perhaps in social welfare or community development? Do you have good communication skills and a willingness to help people? 

This entry-level community services course is a great starting point to prepare you for work in the community and is now being offered at our Werribee Princes Campus.

You will learn about advocacy, community development, client needs assessment, teamwork, support group activities, and administration that will set you up with the skills you need to work in the Community Services sector.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2021. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 – 3.5 days per week | days TBA | 9.00am - 4.00pm
 

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Community Health Support Worker
  • Youth Support Worker
  • Case Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Volunteer Co-ordinator

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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Units & Assessment
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How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

Apply now

Need help?

  • Find out what documents you will need to complete your application here or watch the how to apply video.
  • Visit Customer Service or click here to request application support.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course. You will be advised of the next steps in the selection process as soon as possible.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 14/10/2020 2:00:40 PM

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

The Gordon acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, study and do business. We pay respect to their Elders, past and present. The Gordons Reconciliation Plan can be found here.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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