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CHC40708 Certificate IV in Community Services Work

Wentworth College is a trusted training organisation for Community Services Work.

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Job Opportunities

This course is a gateway into a rewarding career in Community Services. Graduates of this course may obtain employment in a range of areas within the community services sector including mental health and suicide prevention, youth and child protective services, drug and alcohol services, housing and homelessness, asylum seeker and refugee support, case management and advocacy, and much more!

What is a Certificate IV in Community Services Work?

The Certificate IV provides a foundation for a career in Community Services and is generally regarded by employers as a sound entry level qualification. You can see the specific details and learning units for this course below or call us now on 1300 138 792.

Who is this training for?

This qualification is designed to provide foundation knowledge and skills for people looking to start their career as well as people already working in the Community Services sector.


The Wentworth College Difference

Wentworth College graduates are highly regarded in the industry because we want to help you find a course that is ideally suited to your personal strengths and passions.

My employer said “having my Certificate IV in Community Services most definitely swayed their decision in offering me the position”.
-Sandra

When you call us on 1300 138 792 we’ll answer all your questions about the course but more importantly we’ll ask you some questions about your experiences, what you are looking for in a career and where your interests and aspirations lie.

Our role is to help you on your way with your career and to help you move in this new direction with confidence!

When you complete this nationally recognised qualification your new skills and knowledge will enable you to make a difference to the lives of others as you will have learnt how to deliver effective community services programs to people in need.

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Call us now on 1300 138 792 to find out about the course, eligibility criteria for subsidised training, enrolment fee and concession fee

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  • Benefits of studying with us

    • Effective learning and all the support you need in our classroom-based course
    • Experienced teachers who are experts in their field and currently work in the field
    • User friendly learner resources
    • Extra phone or email support from Wentworth College teaching staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
    • Flexible classes – weekday or weekend
    • Convenient locations across Melbourne
    • Provide First aid offered

  • Course Delivery

    • Equivalent to Part time
    • Minimum of 26 weeks
    • 2 semesters with mid-course break (Education outcome)
    • Classes run 10.00am – 3.00pm
    • No classes during school holidays

  • Assessment

    • Students are assessed in a variety of modes including practical demonstration of skills and knowledge, written pieces, case studies, role plays, employability skills (such as communication and teamwork) and classroom activities.
    • Students will receive feedback on assessment items in line with competency based training.

  • Course Fees

    The following indicative fees apply to all students who meet the criteria for government subsidised training under the Victorian Training Guarantee

    Qualification Code and Title

    Indicative Hourly Fee per SCH

    Indicative Scheduled Hours

    VTG $ per   Scheduled Hour

    Approx. Government Subsidy Contribution

    Total Fee Government Subsidised

    Total Fee with Concession

    Fee For
    Service Tuition Fee

    BSB40812  Certificate IV in Frontline Management

    $0.45

    385-490

    $5.00

    $2,187.50

    $200.00

    $40.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC30212  Certificate III in Aged Care

    $0.35

    473-543

    $7.00

    $3,556.00

    $180.00

    $36.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC30312  Certificate III in Home and Community Care

    $0.31

    448-690

    $5.00

    $2,845.00

    $180.00

    $36.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40108  Certificate IV in Aged Care

    $0.31

    650-925

    $7.00

    $5,512.50

    $240.00

    $48.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40212  Certificate IV in Home and Community Care

    $0.38

    503-935

    $5.00

    $3,995.00

    $280.00

    $56.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40312  Certificate IV in Disability

    $0.35

    598-985

    $5.00

    $3,957.00

    $280.00

    $56.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40608  Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

    $0.33

    681-1015

    $5.50

    $4,664.00

    $280.00

    $56.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40708  Certificate IV in Community Services Work

    $0.24

    533-940

    $5.00

    $3,682.50

    $18.00

    $36.00

    $2,800.00

    HLT32812   Certificate III in Health Support Services

    $0.56

    259-730

    $7.00

    $3,461.50

    $280.00

    $56.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC40512 Certificate IV in Mental Health

    $0.25

    504-1355

    $7.00

    $6,506.50

    $240.00

    $48.00

    $2,800.00

    CHC50612 Diploma of Community Services Work

    $0.29

    1095-1690

    $5.00

    $6,962.50

    $415.00

    $83.00

    $3,800.00

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    18

    $7.00

    $126.00

    N/A

    N/A

    $120.00

    * Fees valid 01/01/2015. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
    Please be advised that enrolling under the Victorian Guarantee Training may impact your access to further government subsidised training
    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
    Wentworth College encourages individuals with disabilities to access government funded training.

Course outline:

14 units must be selected for this qualification, 9 core, min 5 elective units
  • CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships
  • CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
  • CHCCM401D Undertake case management
  • CHCCM402E Establish and monitor a case plan
  • CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector
  • CHCYTH301E Work effectively with young people
  • CHCCHILD401B Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCCS412E Deliver and develop client services
  • CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
  • CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes
  • CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCAD401D Advocate for clients
  • CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework
  • CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately
  • CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • CHCORG405E Maintain an effective work environment
  • CHCCH427B Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

The course was effective, informative and enjoyable due to the extremely high level of knowledge, professionalism and attention to detail of our teacher.
-Jamie

There are now an unlimited number of government-subsidised training places!

Subsidised courses are provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

Generally you are eligible for subsidised training under the Victorian Training Guarantee if you are a resident of Victoria and:

  • an Australian citizen
  • an Australian Permanent Resident (holder of a permanent visa)
  • an New Zealand citizen

and are any of the following:

  • Under 20 years of age and not currently attending Secondary School
  • 20 years and older and ‘upskilling’ by seeking to enrol in a course at a higher level than your existing qualification
  • Seeking to enrol in an apprenticeship

Call us now on 1300 138 792 to find out about the course, eligibility criteria for subsidised training, enrolment fee and concession fee