Course Details - CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services (Woodville High School)

WASSN TitleCertificate II in Community Services
QualificationCHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Host OrganisationWoodville High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThis course has a strong focus on the care of young children and the requirements and regulations that impact on the childcare industry. The skills gained can be transferred to work-related areas which involve young children. It offers an alternative pathway to TAFE and University, whilst gaining knowledge of the industry and the demands of differing age groups. This is a TGSS (Training Guarantee for Secondary Students) course. The fee is paid fully or partially by the government to the RTO (Registered Training Organisation) although in some cases there may be an additional gap fee that needs to be paid as this course may not be fully funded. Families may or will be required to pay for the TGSS fee if one is required for the course you will attend. Please check the level of subsidy with your school as to how much the school will support.
PathwaysStudents can continue further study in a Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care and other qualifications in Community Services. Students can alternately gain employment in Childcare and other related fields.
Entry RequirementsStudents must complete a DCSI screening, have good literacy and numeracy skills and attend an interview.
Other RequirementsHome school uniform, flat shoes, brimmed hat and access to IT outside of scheduled course time.
Delivery Location(s)Woodville High School, 11 Actil Avenue, St Clair, SA, 5011
VET training takes place in the Woodville High School Home Economics building.
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Woodville High School on Fridays from 09:00 until 15:30.
Commencement date 07/02/20.
Work Placement10 days
Students will need to have the initiative to source approved placements.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 40 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreHLTHAID003Provide first aid18 nominal hours
 CHCCOM001Provide first point of contact35 nominal hours
 CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30 nominal hours
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
 BSBWOR202Organise and complete daily work activities20 nominal hours
 CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25 nominal hours
 CHCCDE003Work within a community development framework65 nominal hours
 HLTWHS001Participate in work health & safety20 nominal hours
 HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment25 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost Fee$495.00 GST free
This fee consists of $300 trained teacher delivery, $70 RTO costs and $125 First Aid training (invoiced to the Home School by the Host School).

Department for Education (public) schools in Western Adelaide region (WASSN) will subsidise the training cost for students if it is part of the students’ genuine career pathway and SACE. Please check the level of subsidy with your Home School. Private school students and families please see your school’s VET Leader to find out about the VET Payment Policy in your school.
Consumables Fee$20.00 GST included
This fee is for stationery (invoiced to the Home School by the Host School).
WASSN Gap FeeNone
This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Please discuss this with your VET Leader.
Personal Equipment and Materials$103.20 GST included
This consists of $45 placement polo top and $58.20 DCSI screening. If not purchased personally by the student or family, the Host School (where you are doing the VET course) will invoice families for these items.
Cost NotesThere is a compulsory Regional VET fee of $100.00 (GST free) for all courses. This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Schools outside of the member and non-member school portfolio (please check WASSN policy at will have to pay an additional fee of $100.00 per student + GST based on administration fees. The student's Home School will collect this fee from the family directly.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessInterview and aptitude test.
Orientation DetailsStudents will be required to attend an orientation session in December 2019, details will be supplied in the acceptance letter.
Public TransportTorrens Road bus (stop 26) Circle Line bus (stops on school boundary) Train to Woodville Railway Station
Contact PersonMs Belinda Oakley, Phone 84459833, Email
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