Client Assessment and Case Management
About the Course
This qualification reflects the role of those workers who are advanced practitioners in a health and/or community services context and who require a high level of knowledge and skills in case management in order to provide specialist services to clients with complex and diverse needs.
Workers at this level are required to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
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A minimum 3 year tertiary qualification or equivalent in an associated field
Credit for Prior Learning
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TAFE to University
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Recognition of Prior Learning
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On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus
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Where can I study?
TAFE Western Connect
Enrolment Code: CHC82015-01V02-18WCN-011
TAFE Western Connect
How will I study?
Units of competency will be available on an online learning platform called Moodle (which you will need the internet to access). From the Moodle you will be able to watch webinars to receive course content, access a book of readings relevant to each unit, as well as access and submit the assessment events. Your online study component can be completed at a time that suits you, although you are provided with 12 months to complete all 10 required units. Your pace of study is as fast as you choose. You will have access to a Training Advisor who is allocated to the course for any enquiries, feedback or support. This person will have regular contact with you to support you in completing the course.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.
When will I study?
Class attendance is Part time
No attendance is required for the delivery of this qualification.
Course length: 10 hours per week for 1 Year
What will I pay?
Non-Government subsidised fee: $4,000.00 per course (GST free). There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.
Who can I talk to?
Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393
What do I need?
The course is appropriate for learners who hold a minimum 3 year tertiary (higher education) qualification or equivalent in an associated field (community services). Students must be currently working in the community services industry to be able to complete the assessment events required for the qualification, bearing in mind this qualification reflects the role of those workers who are advanced practitioners in a health and/or community services context and who require a high level of knowledge and skills in case management in order to provide specialist services to clients with complex and diverse needs.
Due to the nature of our delivery of this qualification you must have the ability to work independently.