This qualification reflects the role of workers who design and deliver person-centered services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.
Workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams.
Qualification unit outline
This qualification consists of 15 units of competency made up of 7 core units and 8 elective units.
A 120 hour placement may be required for students who can’t provide evidence of 2 years of full time or equivalent work in a similar role.
Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry. Elective units that are not included in this section are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC42015 before being considered for inclusion.
Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.
The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English, commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.
Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions the current flu shot is required.
Support is available to students by phone,email and through appointment based face to face support sessions.
Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.
The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills fact sheet click here
You must be an existing worker in the Community Services industry to access Higher Level Skills funding for this qualification.
Six months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.
An extension of this period may be available depending on the students circumstances.
Course commencement dates
HANMAC is currently accepting external enrolments for 2020.
Course flyer / Expression of Interest