Qualification details

CHC41008 - Certificate IV in Community Services Advocacy (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to CHC41012 - Certificate IV in Community Services AdvocacyUpdated in V4 Updated core WHS unit. Equivalent vocational outcome. 06/May/2012
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHC41202 - Certificate IV in Community Services Advocacy 24/Mar/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBINM201A - Process and maintain workplace informationProcess and maintain workplace information N/A
CHCAC318B - Work effectively with older peopleWork effectively with older people N/A
CHCAD401D - Advocate for clientsAdvocate for clients N/A
CHCAD504A - Provide advocacy and representation servicesProvide advocacy and representation services N/A
CHCAD505A - Represent clients in courtRepresent clients in court N/A
CHCAD603A - Provide systems advocacy servicesProvide systems advocacy services N/A
CHCAOD402B - Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sectorWork effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector N/A
CHCCD402A - Develop and provide community education projectsDevelop and provide community education projects N/A
CHCCD404D - Develop and implement community programsDevelop and implement community programs N/A
CHCCD412B - Work within a community development frameworkWork within a community development framework N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421 Welfare Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Advice and Counselling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Phone Advice Worker,Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker,Welfare Rights Worker,Community Education Worker,Community Legal Officers,Court Support Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 02/Feb/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421 Welfare Associate Professionals 02/Feb/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Feb/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 02/Feb/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification covers workers who provide information, advice and advocacy and would also be appropriate for community education and policy workers.

Occupational titles  may include:

  • Community education worker
  • Phone advice worker
  • Community legal officer
  • Tenant advice and advocacy service coordinator
  • Court support worker
  • Tenant advice and advocacy worker
  • Information worker
  • Welfare rights worker
  • Para-legal worker
  • Worker in peak organisation

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 9 core units
  • 6 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Community Services and/or Health Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

BSBINM201A Process and maintain workplace information 

CHCAD401D Advocate for clients 

CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework 

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships 

CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework 

CHCNET402A Establish and maintain effective networks 

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking community services advocacy work need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

Relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following list of electives is provided to facilitate selection. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people 

CHCAD504A Provide advocacy and representation services 

CHCAD603A Provide systems advocacy services 

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector 

CHCCD402A Develop and provide community education projects 

CHCCD404D Develop and implement community programs 

CHCCD505D Develop community resources 

CHCCH301B Work effectively in social housing 

CHCCH427A Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness 

CHCCH522A Undertake outreach work 

CHCCHILD404A Support the rights and safety of children and young people 

CHCCS411B Work effectively in the community sector 

CHCCS422A Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately 

CHCCS503A Develop , implement and review services and programs to meet client needs 

CHCDIS301B Work effectively with people with a disability 

CHCINF407D Meet information needs of the community 

CHCLEG411A Use relevant legislation in response to client needs 

CHCLLN403A Identify clients with language , literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively 

CHCNET404A Facilitate links with other services 

CHCORG405D Maintain an effective work environment 

CHCORG506D Coordinate the work environment 

CHCPOL402B Contribute to policy development 

CHCPOL403B Undertake research activities 

CHCPOL404A Undertake policy review 

The following grouping of relevant electives is provided to facilitate selection and does not necessarily reflect workplace requirements. Electives may be selected from one or more groups.

Tenant advice and advocacy electives 

CHCAD505A Represent clients in court  (Note pre -requisite : CHCLEG411A)

CHCCD402A Develop and provide community education projects 

CHCCD505D Develop community resources 

CHCCH428A Work effectively within the Australian housing system 

CHCCS407B Operate referral procedures 

CHCINF407D Meet information needs of the community 

CHCLEG411A Use relevant legislation in response to client needs 

CHCPOL404A Undertake policy review 

Social housing 

CHCCH301B Work effectively in social housing 

CHCCH427A Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness 

Working with people with alcohol and other drug issues 

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector 

Working with people with mental health issues 

CHCMH301B Work effectively in mental health 

CHCMH402A Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes 

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues 

Working with people with a disability 

CHCDIS301B Work effectively with people with a disability 

CHCDIS411A Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies 

CHCICS409A Recognise and respond to suspected abuse of vulnerable people 

Child protection electives 

CHCCHILD401A Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 

CHCPROT429A Work collaboratively to maintain a child safe environment 

Settlement work 

CHCSW401A Work effectively with forced migrants 

CHCSW402A Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia 

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