Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42021

The CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services, a nationally-recognised course, equips you with the skills to support diverse populations, paving the way for careers in community support, domestic violence work, health education, outreach, and more.
Course Provider
Hader Institute of Education
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Self Paced Study

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Upfront Payment or affordable weekly payment plan from $53 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
12 months with self-paced learning.
This is a blended course with all modules delivered online(3 hours per week in the evening + a monthly one-hour one-on-one mentoring session with your trainer).
Career Outcomes
  • Aboriginal Health Education Officer
  • Community Support Worker
  • Domestic Violence Worker
  • Women's Health Educator
  • Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Outreach Officer
  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker
  • Early Intervention Homelessness Worker
  • Peak organisation Worker, Community
  • Education Worker
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Court Support Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Information and Referral Worker
  • Personal Adviser
  • Health Education Officer
  • Community Legal Officers
  • Welfare Rights Worker
  • Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker
  • Family Support Worker & Phone Advice Worker
Course Modules

Core Units

  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCCDE019 Work within a community development framework
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCSOH013 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Course Fees Include
Course Entry Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School Year 12 or has completed an AQF Certificate IV level qualification.
  • Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to recording workplace documents including reading and writing detailed reports, case notes, reports and other documents, interpreting workplace policy and procedure and reporting hazards. Learners are required to pass an online LLN assessment test at or above level 3 in reading, writing and numeracy.
  • Have sound computer skills to navigate simple software to complete the online component of this course and must be able to use intermediate level Word features in order produce and present word-processed documents/ reports.
  • Have access to a laptop and internet to complete this online course.
  • This course does not accept International Students.

Note: Entry requirements will be confirmed through information collected on the online application and during the enrolment interview.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

This course is eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL considers the knowledge and skills you have gained through your previous education and work history, attributing this to your enrolled qualification course. This may be through formal or informal training and can result in credits towards your qualification. For more information submit an enquiry to speak with a course advisor.

Learning Support

You will be supported throughout your course and will gain access to administration support, guidance service, and a trainer with extensive experience and expertise in the course content and industry sector. 

Giving back to your community can be very rewarding

Discover Your Path in Community Services Are you passionate about making a positive impact on individuals and communities? Unlock your potential with our comprehensive CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services designed for aspiring community service workers. CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services

• Design and Deliver Person-Centred Services: Learn to provide personalised support, advocacy, and interventions to individuals and groups across a diverse range of services.

• Autonomous with Limited Responsibility: Develop the skills to work independently within established guidelines while taking on limited responsibilities. You may also have the opportunity to lead and supervise others in projects or teams.

Join Hader Institute on this empowering journey and become a catalyst for positive change in the lives of others. Enrol in the CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services today and embark on a fulfilling career in the field of community services. Take the first step towards a brighter future!

What you will learn?

Unlock Your Potential in the Community Services Sector! Embark on a fulfilling career journey with our CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services. This comprehensive CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services equips you with the essential skills to become a valuable support system for individuals, clients, and communities, spanning a diverse array of services.

Throughout the course, you’ll delve into the core principles of community services, gaining expertise in various areas, such as working within a community development framework, promoting community participation and social inclusion, adhering to legal and ethical standards, conducting assessments of co-existing needs, and effectively collaborating with diverse individuals.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll be on the path to making a meaningful difference in the lives of those you serve. Develop your passion for community service and make a positive impact today! Join our CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services and unlock a world of opportunities in this dynamic and rewarding field.

Who is this online course for?

The CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services is tailored for individuals seeking to develop specialised skills in the field of community services. This CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services is designed to equip participants with entry-level competencies, enabling them to work effectively under broad supervision.

Throughout the course, participants will gain essential knowledge and practical expertise in providing counselling, referral, and promotion services. If you are looking to build a foundation in this rewarding profession, this CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services is ideal for you.

Flexible and supportive learning

Experience our innovative blended online delivery model that combines the convenience of self-paced study with engaging live interactions. This comprehensive approach includes:

1. Trainer-led Synchronous Online Zoom Classroom Sessions: Attend 3-hour weekly sessions in the evening, guided by experienced trainers who will lead you through the course content and facilitate interactive discussions.

2. Monthly One-on-One Mentoring Session: Benefit from personalised guidance during a one-hour mentoring session with your trainer, conducted through Zoom or phone, allowing you to address specific queries and receive individualised support.

3. Structured Self-Paced Study: Allocate 15 hours per week to complete structured self-paced study, offering flexibility in managing your learning journey and allowing you to progress at your own pace.

Join the dynamic blended online delivery model and empower yourself with the knowledge and skills necessary for success. Whether you’re a full-time professional or have other commitments, this CHC42021 Certificate IV in Community Services accommodates your schedule while providing a supportive and engaging learning experience. Enrol now to embark on your path to personal and professional growth.

Who is responsible for your training?

Hader Institute of Education is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all Australian Qualification Framework certificates. 

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Hader Institute of Education

At Hader Institute of Education (RTO 45162), they recognise that education is the pathway to opportunity. As the leading online education and training provider to individuals wanting to pursue a career in Mental Health, Alcohol and other Drugs, and Counselling, they take this responsibility seriously. Mental and substance use disorder doesn’t just affect the individual, but also the wider community. As an institution that cares deeply about their fellow humans, Hader Institute of Education shows up in the education sector wholeheartedly, with a desire to create positive and lasting change. Their institution is relatively new. They knew that starting an organization at this time came with a responsibility to look beyond "business-as-usual." That’s why Hader Institute of Education is using their business to create the kind of positive change that society truly needs. This goes directly to who they are at Hader Institute of Education and why they exist - they believe in a future where everyone feels included, connected, valued, and belongs. This belief inspires their mission…through learning, community, and support, Hader Institute of Education is here to empower people to help each other on their paths to discovery and transformation. By focusing their efforts on supporting good mental health and wellbeing – through their people, learners, their industry, and the wider community – they help each other on their paths to self-discovery; together building a connected and inclusive future where they all belong. Right now, we live in times of crisis, uncertainty, and for many, self-doubt. But these times are also filled with great opportunities; to rise to the challenges we face and to demonstrate what human endeavor can achieve, especially when we work together. This is the kind of stuff that dreams are made of. When Hader Institute of Education helps people take control of their lives, they open the door to self-belief. The magic happens here. It’s where the impossible becomes possible and where people connect to the power of their dreams. If ever there was a need for people to dream of a better, more connected, and inclusive future, now is that time. If this connects with you, then come and join Hader Institute of Education's community of fellow dreamers. ‍ Together, let’s make a difference, today.
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