Certificate II Community Services VET

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General Pathway
Previous study in a lower school - Caring for Children / Child Development course is desirable but not essential.
Course Description:

The Certificate II in Community Services will have a focus on Child Care.  The students will develop an understanding of working within the child care industry, organisations and related services. Students will study the importance of play, early education and the need for good nutrition for growth and physical development. This will be gained by completing a range of interesting practical, written and research activities. Visiting guest speakers and excursions to various venues (such as child care facilities, kindergartens and community services) will be incorporated into the course. These excursions are compulsory as they are part of the assessment. Students will also complete a Senior First Aid certificate as part of this course.

Core Units

CHCCOM001      Provide first point of contact

CHCCOM005      Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

HLTWHS001       Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBWOR202       Organise and complete daily work activities

Elective Units

CHCCDE003         Work within a community development framework

FSKWTG09          Write routine workplace texts

FSKOCM07          Interact effectively with others at work

HLTAID002          Provide basic emergency life support

Course duration

This course will be completed over 2 years.

Additional Information:
This course is an excellent preparation for those students who wish to be a part of the Child Care Industry, Early Childhood Education, Education Assistant, Nursing, Kindergarten and Primary School Education Assistant and Teaching.

The CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services is a proposed offering for the 2021 academic year. At the time of publication, no agreements have been entered into with a Registered Training Organisation for the delivery of this qualification. On the basis of interest from students in the CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services, the school will initiate a formal partnership agreement with a RTO for the delivery of the qualification.

Additional Costs:
There will be an extra cost for the outside assessor for the First Aid Certificate.
VET Information:

Certificate Course title – CHC20112 Community Services – Child Care Auspice Partnership Arrangements Vetis Consulting Services RTO52499. Student Handbook and Parent Handbook can be downloaded from the website http://www.vetisconsulting.net.au