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Jan 28 2021

Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)

When: Wednesday 28th January 2021

Time: 10am to 12noon

Where: 496 High St Northcote 3070

Information session – this is a COVID safe event

This course aims to build the skills and knowledge of those who work, or want to work, in the community services sector. These skills involve providing support to individuals, families and community.

Our staff are committed to providing knowledge and learning for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students in a culturally accepting environment. This includes learning to work through the challenges of balancing work, family and community responsibilities.

This course aims to:

Develop your skills and knowledge to work in community services organisations so you can support people in a variety of ways including case management and advocacy

Deliver the program using an Aboriginal cultural lens where each student’s perspectives are valued and encouraged.


Course commences Wednesday 17th February 2021 (subject to enrolment numbers)

Course delivery:
Weekly workshops held on Wednesdays – attendance is essential

Supervised tutorials are held each Thursday to support your learning
240 hour work placement in community services work – this may be your existing paid or volunteer work or we can help you find a placement
Assessment tasks are completed in class and some in your own time


496 High Street, Northcote Vic 3070 (VACSAL’s main office)
Parking and entrance off Dennis Street


You must be 18 years or older

Working or wanting to work in the community services sector

Training delivery:

  • Group facilitated learning, yarning and specialist guest speakers
  • Weekly supervised tutorial sessions and learning support
  • Assessment activities during workshop sessions
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Workplace based assessments
  • Significant cultural dates and Victorian school holidays are recognised

This course is Skills First funded. We have concession and non-Skills First eligible rates so cost can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Please speak to us about your eligibility for fee waiver.

Ask for Melinda to find out more information about the course. We can help you verbally submit an expression of interest.

Melinda Eason: [email protected]
or phone VACSAL on 9416 4266

NB: Masks must be worn at all times whilst inside the venue. We request that all participants remain 1.5 metres apart from one another and follow the density limits on display at the entry to each room. Protect others and stay at home if you’re feeling unwell. If you’re experiencing flu-like symptoms please get tested for COVID-19.

Event Dates: Jan 28 2021 - Jan 28 2021