160 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
CRICOS course code: 089998B
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
This qualification is aimed at both new entrants to the Community Services sector. This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centered services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs. The course consists of 12 units of competency ranging from case work, client services, community work, working with children and young people, working with people with alcohol and other drug issues, working with older people, working with people with disabilities and more.
Career and study pathway
Successful completion of this qualification may lead to further study such as the Diploma of Community Services, or employment in the community services sector such as a disability support worker, care worker, community services worker, community support worker, welfare worker, welfare support worker or family support worker.
Upon completion of this course, a Certificate III in Community Services will be issued. Students will gain knowledge of a variety of services and interventions in a range of contexts. Students may continue onto the Diploma of Community Services or gain employment within the industry.
All units of competency are to be taught separately due to the wide range of possible combinations available. This allows for students to choose units which do not overlap with other units they have chosen, or have already completed.
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Brisbane College of Australia160 Edward Street