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Qualification details

CHC42221 - Certificate IV in Housing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CHC42215 - Certificate IV in Social HousingSupersedes and is not equivalent to CHC42215 Certificate IV in Social Housing.This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package Release 4.0 and meets the requirements of the 2015 Standards for Training Packages. Updated to reflect current industry practices and terminology. 04/May/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 05/May/2021


Units of competency

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HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environmentManage personal stressors in the work environmentElective
BSBATSIC511 - Plan and conduct a community meetingPlan and conduct a community meetingElective
CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsFacilitate the interests and rights of clientsElective
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safetyParticipate in workplace health and safetyCore
CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issuesProvide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issuesElective
CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at riskIdentify and respond to children and young people at riskElective
CHCSOH019 - Manage head leaseManage head leaseElective
CHCCCS020 - Respond effectively to behaviours of concernRespond effectively to behaviours of concernElective
CHCSOH024 - Support sustainable tenanciesSupport sustainable tenanciesCore
CPPREP3105 - Assist with property inspectionAssist with property inspectionElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health and Community Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Community Development Worker for Social Housing,Accommodation Support Worker,Housing Manager,Housing Assistant,Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker,Community Housing Worker,Property Worker (Social Housing),Outreach Officer,Early Intervention Homelessness Worker,Community Housing Resources Worker,Executive Officer (Community Housing),Aboriginal Community Development Worker,Youth Housing Support Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 05/May/2021 
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Modification History

Release 1. CHC42221 Certificate IV in Housing supersedes and is not equivalent to CHC42215 Certificate IV in Social Housing.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals delivering housing support services and supports to tenants, applicants and the community in the social housing and homelessness sector.

They may be public housing specialist staff or people undertaking similar roles in the community housing sector. They work with vulnerable people who may be experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Workers at this level may work under limited supervision in an administrative or assisting capacity.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

15 units must be completed:

  • 8 core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 3 units from the electives units listed below
  • up to 4 units from the electives listed below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate IV in Housing. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for each specialisation:

  • All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Housing (Homelessness Support Work).
  • Three Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Housing (Social Housing).
  • All Group A electives and three Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Housing (Social Housing and Homelessness Support Work).
  • All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

Unit code 

Unit title 

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCSOH013

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCSOH024

Support sustainable tenancies

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Group A electives – HOMELESSNESS SUPPORT WORK (all units)

Unit code 

Unit title 

CHCADV002

Provide advocacy and representation services

CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCMHS007

Work effectively in trauma informed care

Group B electives – SOCIAL HOUSING (3 units)

Unit code 

Unit title 

CHCADV004

Represent organisation in a court or tribunal

CHCCDE003

Work within a community development framework

CHCSOH014

Manage and maintain tenancy agreements and services

CHCSOH015

Manage housing application and allocation processes

CHCSOH016

Manage tenancy rent and rental arrears

CHCSOH017

Manage vacant properties

CHCSOH018

Respond to property maintenance enquiries

CHCSOH019

Manage head lease

CHCSOH021

Work with clients within the social housing system

CPPREP3105

Assist with property inspection

CPPREP4231

Manage commercial property maintenance

Other electives

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBATSIC511

Plan and conduct a community meeting

BSBINS201

Process and maintain workplace information

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCADV003

Represent clients in court

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

CHCEDU005

Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

CHCEDU006

Improve clients' fundamental financial literacy skills

CHCGRP002

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCLEG002

Interpret and use legal information

CHCLLN001

Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCPOL001

Contribute to the review and development of policies

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCPRT002

Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCPRT003

Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

CHCSET002

Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia

CPPDSM4028

Identify and analyse risks and opportunities in the property industry

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

PSPETH001

Uphold the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN026

Provide input to change processes

PSPGEN043

Apply government processes

PSPLEG001

Comply with legislation in the public sector

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 1. CHC42221 Certificate IV in Housing supersedes and is not equivalent to CHC42215 Certificate IV in Social Housing.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53