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Community Services - Certificate IV (CHC42015-01V03)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Study area: Human Welfare Studies and Services 
National code: CHC42015  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue 
Goulburn  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Wed 
Moss Vale  Full Time  27 Weeks 12-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Nowra  Full Time  36 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Shellharbour  Part Time Evening  32 Weeks 13-Feb-2018  Tue, Wed 
Shellharbour  Full Time  27 Weeks 12-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Wollongong  Full Time  27 Weeks 12-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Fri 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.

At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Learning pathways: Credit for Prior Learning If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18BEG-026 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday Time: 9:30am Block: E Floor: Ground Room: 4 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments, in addition to your class hours.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 288 hrs of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW.
You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments, in addition to your class hours. 
Comments: First day of attendance is 6 February 2018. Please come to Block: E Floor: Ground Room: 4 at 10.00 am where you will receive a full Orientation to your course.

For the first day, bring pen and paper. Course will run every Tuesday with some extra workshop days throughout the year to make up the extra hours face-to-face. Times and dates TBA

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18GLB-011 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block: A Floor: 1 Room: 26 
Hours per week: 13 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments , in addition to your class hours.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 468 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments 
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 5 February at 9.00am in Block A, Level 1, Room 26 (A.1.26). The first day will be an orientation session. For the first day bring a pen and paper. This course will be run on Monday and Wednesday each week from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moss Vale
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moss Vale Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18MVL-003 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 27 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 9:30am Block: C Floor: G Room: 01 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 12 February 2018 
Times: 9:30am to 2:30pm
About: Course costs and requirements:
• Textbooks (approximately $100)
• In some locations learner guides/equipment (approximately $90)
• National Police Check (approximately $55) https://npcoapr.police.nsw.gov.au/aspx/dataentry/Introduction.aspx
• Working With Children Check (free to students) http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
• You are responsible for travel costs to work placement and field trips

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 405 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments 
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 12 February at 9.30 am in Room C.G.01 at Moss Vale Campus, Kirkham St, Moss Vale. This is a full time course that will be delivered over 3 terms for approximately 15 hours per week. Students will also be required to complete additional hours each week to undertake work experience and independent study.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18NWR-020 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 9:15am Block: F Floor: First Room: 05 
Hours per week: 18 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:15am to 1:15pm
About: While you have classes for 4 hours per day approx, you are also expected to be available up to 2:45 pm on each class day for excursions, assessment tasks and group tasks as well as individual learning and preparation. This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments, in addition to your class hours.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 432 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments, in addition to your class hours.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 5 February 2018. Please come to Block: F Floor: First Room: 04 at 9:15am, where you will receive a full orientation to your course.
For the first day, bring pen and paper.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18SHB-004 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 32 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 5:00pm Block: D Floor: 1 Room: 04 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 13 February 2018 
Times: 5:00pm to 8:30pm
About: Course costs and requirements:
• Textbooks (approximately $100)
• In some locations learner guides/equipment (approximately $90)
• National Police Check (approximately $55) https://npcoapr.police.nsw.gov.au/aspx/dataentry/Introduction.aspx
• Working With Children Check (free to students) http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
• You are responsible for travel costs to work placement and field trips

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 224 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments 
Comments: First day of attendance is Wednesday 13 February at 5.00 pm in Room DF.04 at Shellharbour Campus, College Ave Shellharbour. This is a part time course that will be delivered over four terms for appoximately seven hours per week. A variety of delivery models will be utilised including classroom based learning (seven hours per week), hard copy learner resources and online resources. Students will be required to attend classes and complete additional hours each week to undertake work experience and independent study using learner resources.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18SHB-011 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 27 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 9:30 Block: D Floor: First Room: 09 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 12 February 2018 
Times: 9:30am to 2:30pm
About: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments.
Course costs and requirements:
• Textbooks (approximately $100)
• In some locations learner guides/equipment (approximately $90).
• National Police Check (approximately $55) https://npcoapr.police.nsw.gov.au/aspx/dataentry/Introduction.aspx
• Working With Children Check (free to students) http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
• You are responsible for travel costs to work placement and field trips.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 405 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and loc
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments 
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 12 February at 9.30am in Block: D Floor: First Room: 09 at Shellharbour Campus, College Ave Shellharbour.

This is a full time course that will be delivered over 3 terms for approximately 15 hours per week. Students will also be required to complete additional hours each week to undertake work experience and independent study.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Community Services 
Offering code: 18WLG-003 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 27 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Friday Time: 9:30 Block: A Floor: 2 Room: 19 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 12 February 2018 
Times: 9:30am to 2:30pm
About: Course costs and requirements:
• Textbooks (approximately $100)
• In some locations learner guides/equipment (approximately $90)
• National Police Check (approximately $55) https://npcoapr.police.nsw.gov.au/aspx/dataentry/Introduction.aspx
• Working With Children Check (free to students) http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
• You are responsible for travel costs to work placement and field trips

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 645 hours. This includes approximately 432 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE NSW to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,990
Second qualification $2,320
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,090
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: This qualification includes 120 hours of placement, community projects and on-the-job assessments 
Comments: Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123