CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

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CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services


Duration: Two semesters

30 Stage 1 credits

Preferred Background
Preferred Background

There are no specified pre-requisites for entry into this course. However, to be successful you should have a genuine interest in working with and helping people.

Course Description

This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their individual needs.

This course is contained in one subject and is suitable for students who are exiting from the New Arrivals Program or studying Certificate III in English Proficiency or certificates in Skills for Further Study. The subject covers reading, writing, numeracy and digital technology topics suitable for students who may wish to follow a Community Services and Health pathway, but who do not yet have the language skills to enter the pathway at a Certificate III level. It is suitable for those students who want to improve their skills in English communication, both spoken and written.


(Nominal hours shown in brackets)

Core Units
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact (35)
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services (30)
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people (40)
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (20)
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities (20)

Elective Units
CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer (25)
FSKRDG07 Read and respond to simple workplace information (15)
FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning (20)
FSKOCM05 Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations (10)


Certificate III in Community Services and Health sector of your choice, either internally (at Thebarton Senior College) or externally, delivered through TGSS (eg CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services; CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care; HLT32512 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance or CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support).