Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Minimum of 100 hours in total
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.
You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.
OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.
Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.
TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network
12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply
The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:
Develop the skills required to:
This course includes a total of 100 hours of professional work placement within a community service organisation. You will need to arrange your own work placement.
The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.
The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to greet clients and exchange routine information, to prioritise the individual’s needs, and to respond to immediate needs.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as a volunteer in a variety of capacities and contexts.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation's work processes and knowledge management systems.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their interests, rights and needs.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond holistically to client needs. Clients may have a range of issues outside and in addition to the area of immediate focus or expertise of the worker and their organisation.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional well-being.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.
When you study online with OTEN, you can:
OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.
There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:
Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.
This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.
After 12 months, you will be charged an interest rate of 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be repaid.
Most working Australian adults are eligible. See Am I Eligible? for details.
A SEEK Learning consultant can help you set up this payment plan. There is a $99 annual fee. Terms and conditions apply.
You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.