The Community Services sector is the backbone of Australians caring for one another, being one of the fastest growing industries with a growth rate of five percent year on year.
Workers in the Community Service sector are the individuals who care for us; our children, our elderly and the disabled. Kirana offers a range of community services courses for volunteers in the sector and those wishing to be community service workers. This gives you the chance to change the lives of those needing care.
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Package the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and Certificate IV in Ageing Support to save time, whilst gaining vast industry knowledge with 240 hours of work placement.
Once completing the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), individuals will only be required to complete an additional seven (7) units of competency of the Certificate IV in Ageing Support to be awarded a Dual Qualification – a total of 18 core units and 3 elective units.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must first complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), along with the additional 7 units of competency listed below. The candidate must also complete at least 240 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Are you a natural with providing guidance to people? Do you currently work or volunteer in a community services environment and don’t have the formal recognition? The Certificate II in Community Services is the qualification to give you the skills to help support the people around you.
Learn how to support individuals experiencing issues with alcohol or drugs, assist people in meeting their immediate needs such as providing shelter, providing short-term contact with individuals in a crisis situation and provide support with services such as catering and cleaning.
This course is the first step in gaining the knowledge and practical experience to work in this rapidly growing industry. You will be given a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. The practical work placement aspect of this course will give you the hands-on experience that you need to step directly into your new role.
A career in Community Services is a very rewarding one, allowing you to enrich the lives of others and use your compassion and skills to help them build a better life for themselves. Community Services is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia. In this course, you will learn to develop your skills and knowledge in managing, coordinating and/or delivering person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. Consider a Diploma of Community Services for a fulfilling career allowing you to make a difference in people’s lives.
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What Kirana Offers
- Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
- Flexible learning options
- Links to industry and employers providing invaluable work experience