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Kath Dickson Family Centre

Serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975

serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975

Certificate II in Community Services

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people in your community?

This certificate course is the first step to a truly rewarding career.

With a Certificate II in Community Services, you will gain the foundation skills required to work in a range of sectors, including child care, aged care, health, youth and disability.

Course summary

Qualification: CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
Duration: Typically 6-12 months
Entry requirements: No special entry requirements. Applicants should have basic literacy skills. An interview with teaching staff is recommended prior to enrolment
Start date: Flexible, start today 
Delivery method: External, full supported with face-to-face contact with your personal trainer; classroom delivery is available on request (subject to participant numbers)
Course materials: All materials provided
Assessment: Combination of assignments and on the job practical tasks

Course requirements

To complete the Certificate II you will study a total of 9 units, consisting of 5 core units and 4 elective units. If you are not already working with an organisation, you will also be required to complete a practical work placement of 100-240 hours. This is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the sector of your choice, or to experience a number of different situations to help you choose your preferred career path. 

You will also be required to hold a positive notice blue card to work or volunteer in Queensland’s child care industry.

Fees and payment

The course fee for the Certificate II is as follows* , depending on your specific situation:
  • Certificate III Guarantee eligible students: $15 per unit ($135 total); or
  • Concession card holders: $6 per unit ($54 total); or
  • Full fee for service: $100 enrolment fee + $150 per unit ($1450 total)

Please speak to one of our trainers to discuss your specific circumstances and find out if you are eligible for the discounted fees. (*Prices correct as at June 2017)

We offer a 'pay as you study' system that allows payment of course fees over the duration of study. 

Ask a trainer to find out more about course fees and what subsidies you may be eligible for.

Want to know more?

If you'd like to know more, please contact us online or or give us a call on 1300 336 345.

You can also find more information, including unit details. in the course information sheet.

Ready to start? 

Simply enrol now and start straight away.

Find out more about other courses offered by the Kath Dickson Institute.

The Kath Dickson Institute operates in accordance with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011, Standards for RTOs 2015 and is a pre-qualified supplier for the User Choice and Vet Investment programs for Queensland Government. 

National Provider Code 5394.