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Qualification details

CHC42108 - Certificate IV in Career Development (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to CHC42112 - Certificate IV in Career DevelopmentUpdated in V4 Updated core WHS unit. Equivalent vocational outcome. 06/May/2012
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHC42407 - Certificate IV in Career Development 24/Mar/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2011

Units of competency

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CHCCS427A - Facilitate adult learning and developmentFacilitate adult learning and developmentN/A
HLTOHS300B - Contribute to OHS processesContribute to OHS processesN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
CHCDIS509D - Maximise participation in work by people with disabilitiesMaximise participation in work by people with disabilitiesN/A
CHCLLN403A - Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectivelyIdentify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectivelyN/A
CHCCDP501B - Liaise with employers to promote flexible work arrangementsLiaise with employers to promote flexible work arrangementsN/A
CHCES311B - Work effectively in employment servicesWork effectively in employment servicesN/A
CHCAD401D - Advocate for clientsAdvocate for clientsN/A
CHCOHC402A - Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health careSupport clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health careN/A
CHCES404B - Promote clients to employersPromote clients to employersN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411700 Welfare Support Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2513 Counsellors 
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 Employment Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Career Information Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411700 Welfare Support Workers 02/Feb/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2513 Counsellors 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 a range of programs and services to individuals and groups of clients and employers to support them in planning their career and/or locating, securing and maintaining suitable employment.

Workers at this level:

  • Need an understanding of access and equity issues including cultural diversity, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and disability issues and to work with local communities in the provision of services
  • May have limited supervisory responsibilities (e.g. in employment services context).

Work at this level may include, for example:

  • Work in career information and transition services
  • Assisting in career adviser roles in education, training, school or transition work environments.

Occupational titles  may include, for example:

  • Career information officer
  • Career and transition services coordinator

This qualification may also be appropriate for workers already holding a relevant professional or vocational qualification for application in areas such as:

  • School career advice and VET in Schools work
  • Human resources, education and training and industry specialisation.

In addition, a recommended skill set is identified for such individuals as an introduction to career development work.

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 

16 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:

  • 11 core units
  • 5 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are required for work in career development at this level
  • Group B elective which is recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other 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 

CHCCAR501B Conduct career guidance interview 

CHCCDP401B Deliver service consistent with a career development framework 

CHCCDP402B Assist clients to plan and access career pathways 

CHCCDP403B Analyse and apply education and training information 

CHCCS407B Operate referral procedures 

CHCCS411B Work effectively in the community sector 

CHCES411A Collect , analyse and apply labour market information 

CHCNET404A Facilitate links with other services 

CHCORG405D Maintain an effective work environment 

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes 

Group A electives  - required for work in career development at this level 

The following units or units with equivalent competency outcomes are required for work in career development at this level.

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships 

CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking career development 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.

Group B elective  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, the following elective is recommended:

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

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

CHCAD401D Advocate for clients 

CHCCDP501B Liaise with employers to promote flexible work arrangements 

CHCCM401D Undertake case management 

CHCCM402D Establish and monitor a case plan 

CHCCM404A Undertake case management for clients with complex needs 

CHCCS416A Assess and provide services for clients with complex needs 

CHCCW503A Work intensively with clients 

CHCES305B Monitor Australian Apprenticeships arrangements 

CHCES311B Work effectively in employment services 

CHCES402B Deliver Australian Apprenticeships services 

CHCES404B Promote clients to employers 

CHCES413A Develop and monitor employment plans with clients 

CHCES415A Monitor and improve contracted employment services 

CHCES416A Plan and provide job search support 

CHCCS427A Facilitate adult learning and development 

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

CHCNET402A Establish and maintain effective networks 

CHCORG529B Provide coaching and motivation 

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction 

TAEDEL401A Plan , organise and deliver group -based learning 

Working with people with disabilities 

CHCDIS408C Support people with disabilities as workers 

CHCDIS411A Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies 

CHCDIS509D Maximise participation in work by people with disabilities 

CHCEDS330A Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment 

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues 

HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour 

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction 

TAEDEL402A Plan , organise and facilitate learning in the workplace 

Financial literacy education electives 

CHCFLE301A Work with clients needing financial literacy education 

CHCFLE302A Educate clients in fundamental financial literacy skills 

CHCFLE303A Educate clients to understand debt and consumer credit 

Oral health 

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health 

CHCOHC402A Support and encourage clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care 

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues