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Skill set details

CHCSS00079 - Homelessness Support Work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes CHCSS00028 - Homelessness support work skill setThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to units. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015

Training packages that include this skill set

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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Significant changes to units.

Description

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for supporting people experiencing homelessness in a variety of roles in the health and community sector. Work involves working directly with clients and providing support to families.

Units

CHCSOH010 Work with clients within the social housing system

CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Nil.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in community services or health or related field

or

  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

Target Group

This skill set is for workers with existing experience or qualifications in community services or health sector roles seeking to broaden their skills.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the CHC Community Services Training Package meet industry requirements for working with people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness in various health and community services contexts.