Certificate II in Community Services - FIRST YEAR
This course provides a general overview of the community services industry and prepares students for employment as community workers.Certificate II in Community Services is a portable qualification that can lead onto further training in the community services sector.
33 weeks plus holiday block
One morning or afternoon block of delivery each week
Must provide USI number at point of enrolment
What you learn
Students will learn about the community services sector and explore specific contexts of work; they will develop skills in the communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support
What you get
Contribution towards VCAL & VCE
Certificate II in Community Services is a portable qualification that can lead onto further training in the community services sector
Completion of Certificate II in Community Services
Materials to bring
Materials that are to be brought to class are to be purchased from the SWTAFE bookshop
Please refer to the attached PDF document outlining the required resources
Flat closed-toe shoes
Clothing which is suitable for program activities and in line with South West TAFE's dress code
There is a strong industry involvement focus. Students are required to perform a work placement in the community services sector.
Contribution to the VCE
The VCE VET Community Services program provides a Unit 1-4 sequence for satisfactory completion purposes.Students undertaking this program are eligible for credit of up to five VCE VET units on their VCE Statement of Results: up to three units at Unit 1-2 level (depending on the electives chosen) and two units at 3-4 level.Students may accumulate VCE VET units over more than one year.This certificate will satisfy learning outcomes for the industry specific skills and work related skills strands in the VCAL program is a Scored Assessed program.