Community Services Skill Group Riverina Community College

Community Services Skill Group

TAKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST.

Put your name on the waiting list by clicking ‘JOIN’ below. Alternatively, you can either come into the College at 96 Murray Street, Wagga Wagga or phone 1800 000 212.

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you are wanting to kick start your career in the individual support field then this course is for you!

When working in community services you support people and make a positive influence on their lives. This kick starter course will give you a taste of caring for the wellbeing of others in the community, communicating with a diverse group of people, as well as practical skills to apply first aid to individuals in need.

Join the fastest growing employment sector in Australia which delivers a range of medical, residential and social assistance to disadvantaged people.

DURATION

This course is held 2 days a week for 11 weeks.

This training requires at self-directed learning each week as stipulated by trainer

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All students undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy evaluation prior to enrolling with our LLN Robot assessment tool.

To successfully complete HLTAID011 you must be capable of demonstrating your first aid skills in several scenarios including performing at least 2 minutes (5 cycles) of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation mannequin placed on the floor.

STUDENT FEE

Funding criteria applies

Concessions & eligibility criteria apply. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Limited places are available.

Student Fee: $645.00. Payable prior to course commencement for ineligible students.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

On completion of this short course, a Statement of Attainment for the following units will be issued:

ACCREDITED UNITS

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBPEF101 Plan and prepare for work readiness

Units from CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
These accredited units are Nationally Recognised.

NON ACCREDITED UNITS

100799 Apply basic communication
1205031 Work effectively with others
61309A How to be an effective volunteer
120503J Use routine strategies for work related learning

PATHWAYS

On completion of this short course, you may be able to undertake:

  • CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Services
  • CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support

CREDIT TRANSFER OR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

If you believe you have already undertaken any of this training, or have the current skills, please talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator prior to course commencement. Credit transfer can only be applied by sighting original transcript of studies.

SUPPORT SERVICES

Refer to your Student Handbook, or talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator, for the ways in which the College can provide additional support during your time studying with us.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a national student number, giving you access to all of your student records online. Each time you enrol to study with a training organisation, you will need to provide your USI number which will be used to store your training records and results. To create a new USI number please go to www.usi.gov.au

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • How to be an effective volunteer (61309A)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Plan and prepare for work readiness (BSBPEF101)
  • Use routine strategies for work related learning (120503J)
  • Apply basic communication (100799)
  • Work effectively with others (1205031)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.