3 units are required for award of this qualification, including:
2 core units
1 elective unit
Elective units available include:
Group A OHS electives of which one is required for work preparation
BSBCMM101A Apply basic communication skills
CHCCS211A Prepare for work in the community sector
Group A OHS electives - one unit must be selected
One occupational health and safety unit must be selected as preparation for entering work. One of the following units or another unit that provides equivalent skills and knowledge may be selected in line with the Packaging Rules.
CHCOHS312B Follow safety procedures for direct care work
HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes
HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes
The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice
All workers undertaking work in community services need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Indigenous 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.