CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
The Certificate II in Community Services is a stepping stone into a meaningful career in the community services or mental health workforce. The course is fully funded by NSW Health and free for students.
What you will learn
This course is designed as a transition into work or study that builds your skills and confidence for a future career. You will come away with knowledge and practical skills in these areas:
- effective communication and decision making skills
- using workplace technology
- managing relationships and interactions in the workplace
- organising and managing your daily work activities
- managing stress at work
- working in a trauma-informed way
- supporting people who are in mental distress
Who is this for?
This course is open to anyone wishing to attend, but we particularly encourage people with a lived experience of mental health conditions and carers who are looking to return to work or study.
The Certificate II in Community Services is your first step into a career in a range of areas, including Personal Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Worker, Home Helper, Reception front desk staff or Assistant Community Services Worker.
Supportive learning environment
All our students are offered one-on-one student support throughout the program. We provide a welcoming environment, offer group study support and will be at your side when things get hard and to celebrate successes.
This course is a pathway into the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work – CHC43515.
Before starting the course students are asked to attend an information session as part of the registration process. More information will be provided at the enrolment stage.