Certificate IV in Community Services (WA only)

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Industry Skills Training
  • Awarded by

    Industry Skills Training (RTO: 40486)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Duration

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  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Care Service Team Leader | Community Worker | Community Centre Manager | Community Care Worker | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Please note - this course is available to Western Australian residents only.

    If you are considering a career in social services, or are already working in a community support setting and wish to move into more senior positions, then this CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services qualification from Industry Skills Training could be just what you're looking for.

    This nationally recognised qualification provides you with the necessary skills to facilitate person-centered services for both individuals and groups. You will learn community services essentials such as how to recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence, how to work in an alcohol and other drugs context, how to facilitate individual service planning and delivery and how to work with people with mental health issues, amongst others. On successful completion of this program, you will be equipped to operate independently within prescribed frameworks or even oversee the work of others. The curriculum is designed to ready you for a spectrum of roles within community service and case management settings.

    Note: This course is available through the Jobs & Skills WA Priority Industry Training and Work Readiness programs and a government funding discount is available for eligible students to enable fee-free training. Enquire now to find out if you qualify. This course is NOT available to people on 500 or 600 visas.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal academic entry requirements for this course.

    Students will need to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with, photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services qualification from Industry Skills Training, you may study subject from the following list:

    Core units:

    • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
    • CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
    • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care


    • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
    • CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
    • CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
    • CHCCCS033 - Identify and report abuse
    • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
    • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid
    • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Why Industry Skills Training?

    Industry Skills Training (IST) is a new and rapidly growing registered training organisation located in WA. It is a specialist registered training organisation (RTO) that has been delivering quality education by personnel that are highly skilled professionals with substantial knowledge through experience at the front line of the industry and education sectors. They deliver a growing scope of nationally recognised qualifications and training, and also provide pathways for those who are interested in furthering their studies.

    Courses are available in the Business, Community Services, Warehousing & Logistics, Retail, and Construction sectors. All course material goes through thorough quality audits to ensure that you only receive the very best in training. Every student has access to their very own dedicated course mentor, who will be there to support you throughout your entire studies.

    Industry Skills Training is a trading name for Australian College of Finance Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 40486)

    IST is continuously growing as a Registered Training Organisation, doing their best to provide our students with the best possible education we can by providing a flexible, easy to access way of learning with the support of their many trainers and support officers along the way.

    They have a team full of young, vibrant and professional individuals with a strong dedication to putting you and all of your educational needs first. Their aim is to provide you with the skill set and support you need to help you achieve your goals.

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services qualification from Industry Skills Training. The skills and knowledge you will have gained through the course will enable you to start performing in one of a myriad of social and community services roles available nationally.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    This course is conducted under the Jobs and Skills WA scheme and government funding is available for eligible students.

    The scheme covers 100% of the course costs for eligible WA students, so you can study for free!

    Please enquire for details.

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