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SSDIS01002

Preparing to Work in Community Services and Health

Introduction

There are many job opportunities in community care and health support. As the make-up of communities change and our population ages and diversifies, the demand for skilled, compassionate service providers will grow.

This course will give you an introduction and insight into work in community & health services and open the door to further study in related courses. It focuses on developing the foundational employability skillset essential in this sector.

  • Communicating in a health and/or community service setting
  • Self-management (time and task management)
  • Working with a diverse client base
  • Safe work practice

Category

Community

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Overview

Serving the community and helping others is more than a job. Passionate and committed community service and health workers change lives.

If you see yourself making a real difference in your community and in the lives of others, this course is the ideal start point.

Build the skills and experience needed for a successful and fulfilling career. Seize the opportunities available in these expanding and evolving sectors.

In fact, there has never been a better time to discover if a role in community or health services is right for you.

Job Roles

This is a pre-employment program – there are no employment outcomes from this course.

Delivery Mode

  • Online
  • Full time – up to 2 months
  • Part time – up to 3 months

Students complete the theory component online and then complete the training in the classroom and demonstrate practical skills.

Assessment

Assessment may consist of

  • written answers to questions
  • role plays
  • project
  • holistic assessment
  • recognition of prior learning

 

Evidence may be

  • written
  • audio recordings
  • video recordings
  • observation
  • Zoom recording
  • interview
  • documents

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

All students will engage in a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) activity to evaluate potential support requirements. Students who are funded are required to complete an alternative and similar activity.

Units

Course consists of 6 units. Assessment activities will include holistic assessment activities.

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically

Fees

Fees vary due to government funding options available for some courses. Please contact us to confirm course fees.
Options may include:
  • Fee for Service
  • Concession
  • SkillingSA
  • Smart and Skilled
  • JobTrainer

Why this course

Useful everywhere

The skills you’ll learn in hospitality are highly transferable and can support you while you are studying or travelling.

Continued growth

No matter how the worldwide economy is doing, the growth trend of the hospitality industry will not slow down.

All about diversity

Enrich your skills, experiences, & knowledge about other countries and cultures by meeting many different people in hospitality.

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Week 1

6
Beginners level

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3 Videos
1 Audio
1 Reading
10 minutes
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8 minutes
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8 minutes
Graded: MasterClass Technology
3 questions

Week 2

5
Beginners level

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2 Videos
2 Readings
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10 minutes
Video: Pottery lessons
8 minutes
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8 minutes
8 minutes
Graded: MasterClass Technology
3 questions
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