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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.
At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
WHY STUDENTS ARE CHOOSE QAT
COMMUNITY SERVICES WORK
The community support worker holds a medical position in which the working is responsible creating pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in a day programs and group homes.
They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant to assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence and self-confidence.
They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also help develop initiatives to address concerns within the community, especially related to housing, health and employment.
The community support worker works closely with a wide range of individuals, and they must establish good relationships to facilitate progress in rehabilitation and/or development.
These professionals must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills, patience, a friendly demeanor, and a willingness to take an on-hands approach to helping people.
The community support worker may be asked to perform direct development work with clients, as well as work under the supervision of health care and social service agents in planning and participating in group functions.
This position’s requirements vary by employer.
Previous experience in community-support roles is also generally preferred and may be substituted for education. Certain aspects of community support may require the applicant to possess relevant certifications.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:
|39 Weeks||Full Time (Monday & Thursday)|
*Holiday Information will be available on the Training Plan.
2 intakes per month / contact with QAT staff for further information.
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stress in the work environment|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCCOM001||Provide first point of contact|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|BSBINM301||Organise workplace information|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include assignments, essay, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentation.
*For enrolment information including fees and policies, please go to QAT website to download our student’s handbook and refer latest price list and promotion flyer.
|8:30am – 9:00am||Tutorial (8:30 to 17:00pm)||Supported Study|
|9:00am – 13:00pm||Lecture|
|13:00pm – 14:00pm||Break|
|14:00pm – 16:30pm||Lecture|
|Work placement: 100 hours|