Certificate II in Community Services (Aged and Disability Care) (VET in Schools)

Course Code
CHC20112
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Department
Health and Community Services
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn
Course Duration
Part Time: VET in School qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) year period with students attending one (1) day per week
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Career's Advisor or VETiS Coordinator to obtain further information on program costs.
Downloads
course_info.pdf (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013
Enquiries
Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student's school Career Advisor or VETiS Coordinator

Course Overview

This course aims to give participants an introduction to Aged and Disability Care within the Community Services industry. Participants will undertake both theory and practical work and should be clear that the first year of the program contains more theory based work than practical work.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Community Services (Aged and Disability Care) (VET in Schools).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Ambulance Officer
  • Child Care Worker
  • Disability Worker
  • Diversional Therapist
  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Education Aide
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Nursing Aide
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Special Care Assistant
  • Teaching Aide
  • Therapy Aide
  • Welfare Worker
  • Youth Worker

 

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school

Pre-Requisites

Students are required to have the minimum of Year 10

Assessment

This program offers VCE Scored Assessment or Block Credits for VCE students and Credits for VCAL Students

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Certificate III in Home and Community Care
  • Certificate III in Disability
  • Certificate IV in Aged Care
  • Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Certificate IV in Disability Work
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • Diploma of Disability
  • Diploma of Community Services Work
  • Diploma of Youth Work
  • Diploma of Counselling
  • Diploma of Children's Services

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

No.