Community Services

Empyrean’s Community Services Pathway has been designed in collaboration with local industry leaders. These qualifications provide a variety of knowledge, experiences and skills to gain employment within the Community Services Industry. By selecting an Empyrean Community Services pathway program, students can be confident they will receive a high standard of training required for entry into their chosen field. By combining entry level and advanced qualifications, students will gain the necessary knowledge, expectations and continuous improvement requirements of this challenging and rewarding industry. At the end of the pathway students will be equipped with various skills, techniques as well as a holistic approach which will enable them to navigate community services sector and keep up with its demands and currency.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Aging, Home and Community Care)

CRICOS Code: 098453E | ID: CHC33015| Eligibility: Domestic and International Students | Duration: 6 months (26 weeks / 2 terms)|
Study unit: Total of 14 units | Study: Full-time study with minimum 20 hours per week

This qualification opens the door to a rewarding career and builds a solid foundation for your future as a care worker. It offers the skills and understanding required to deliver support and care services to older people in residential, home and community settings. You will learn to work with supervision, to agreed care plans and within organisational guidelines and professional practice frameworks.

Course pathway: Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

CRICOS Code: 098454D | ID: CHC43115| Eligibility: Domestic and International Students | Duration: 6 months (26 weeks / 2 terms)|
Study unit: Total of 14 units | Study: Full-time study with minimum 20 hours per week

This course is ideal for individuals who want to develop and pursue a career in caring for and supporting people with disabilities and will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client’s home or a community organisation. You’ll help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, so they can participate in community activities. People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members.

Course pathway: Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

CRICOS Code: 098455C | ID: CHC52015| Eligibility: Domestic and International Students | Duration: 1 year (52 weeks / 4 terms)|
Study unit: Total of 16 units | Study: Full-time study with minimum 20 hours per week

With a Diploma of Community Services you will gain skills and knowledge on legal and ethical compliance, society and diversity, personal and professional development, working with clients and peer case workers, community program development, policies and research. This may include areas of aged care, disability, mental health, youth services and child protection. Our industry-experienced trainers will guide you through real-life scenarios and case studies in order to provide you with the necessary knowledge, expectations and continuous improvement mind-set. At the end of the course students will be equipped with various skills, techniques as well as holistic
approach which will enable them to navigate community services sector and keep up with its demands and currency.

Course pathway: Social studies or Social work degree