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|Study Mode||Full-time, On Campus, Online|
|Length||15 months followed by 120 hours of placement|
|Timetable||One day and one evening a week via face-to-face and virtual classes, plus 120 hours of mandatory work placement.|
|Note||This qualification is superseded and course updates are occurring.|
Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.
The program aims to develop an awareness of the issues children and young people face if subjected to family violence, abuse and neglect and provides a theoretical base to assist children and young people to recover from such situations.
This course is one day and one evening a week via face-to-face and virtual classes.
A live online teaching and learning environment where teachers and students can present course materials, engage and interact with one another, and work in groups together.
Upon successful completion, you will be equipped to work in
This course provides a pathway to the Diploma of Community Services.
You will be required to undertake 120hrs of work placement.
Immediately prior to undertaking mandatory work placement you must be able to pass a Working with Children Check and Police Checks .
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
This qualification is superseded and course updates are occurring.
To ensure course content is relevant and industry-specific, industry is constantly having input into this training package. The course code, title, units, and content may change in the future and you may be enrolled in the new qualification. Further information will be provided on our website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.
Entry Requirements for this course include:
* Must be 18 yrs of age at time of class commencing
* Undertake an interview with teaching department after applying
* Be able to pass Working with Children Checks and Police Checks/NDIS worker screening immediately prior to undertaking mandatory work placements. Although this is not an entry requirement of itself inability to complete mandatory work placement due to failing these requirements will preclude students from completing the course and gaining the qualification
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 16 units: 10 core and 6 elective.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||120||$0.00|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||55||$0.00|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status||60||$0.00|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||$0.00|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25||$0.00|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55||$0.00|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk||40||$0.00|
|CHCPRT003||Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people||50||$0.00|
|CHCPRT005||Work within a practice framework||50||$0.00|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in Workplace Health and Safety||20||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour||40||$0.00|
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs||60||$0.00|
|CHCFAM003||Support people to improve relationships||60||$0.00|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||80||$0.00|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care||40||$0.00|
|CHCPRT009||Provide primary residential care||90||$0.00|
|CHCPRT010||Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs||75||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$2,855.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$10,150.00|
Students who are eligible for Free TAFE place will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about Free TAFE courses and eligibility or contact our Customer Service team.
A Free TAFE Pathways Program is a group of courses that complement each other to help you continue to train for the career and industry you may wish to work in. For eligible students, these courses are tuition fee free. Depending on the course, you may still be required to pay material fees. The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$0.00|
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Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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