CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services

Course Overview

Do you gain satisfaction out of making a positive difference in your community?

With the expected employment growth in community services over the next 5 years, there’s never been a more important time to consider a career in this sector.

This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services.

Course Delivery

The CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services is delivered within 12 months.

Students can choose one of the following delivery options:

  • Classroom environment: Weekly classroom sessions at our delivery locations; or
  • Flexible delivery: Self-paced learning with one-on-one contact with a trainer.

Payment Options

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. Click here for more information.

Course Requirements

To achieve a CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services, 12 units must be completed including 5 core units and 7 elective units.

Core Units

  • CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective Units

  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation social inclusion
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

At a glance


Within 12 Months


Classroom or Flexible Delivery


Regular Training

Career Opportunities

Community Care Worker, Youth Support Worker, Neighbourhood Centre Worker, Support Worker (Community Services), Residential Support Worker


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