Community Support Workers Course

Community Support Workers Course 

The Community Support Workers course is run in various locations around Victoria and is open to people of all ages and backgrounds. There is no pre-requisite qualification for undertaking the course but an initial interview and acceptance as a volunteer in a CISVic member aganecy is required.

Basic English literacy skills are needed to complete the course. However, the training does not require high level academic ability. The training is undertaken in small groups to enable trainers to personally support all participants. 

This course is an accredited unit of a Certificate 4 level course. Unit code: CHCCS004   Unit name: Assessing co-esting needs

Training generally takes place over 8 weeks: 50 hours in total, with 36 hours at the training location and 14 hours in the workplace. Trainees attend the training location one day a week for 6 days, spread over the 8 week period. For further information please click here

2019 Training Dates 

Session 1: Starting February 6th - CBD (Wednesdays)

Session 2: Starting February 8th - West Heidelberg (Fridays)

Session 3: Starting February 8th - Rosebud (Fridays) 

Session 4: Starting April 5th -  Wantirna South   (Fridays)

Session 5: Starting May 3rd - CBD (Fridays)

Session 6: Starting June 12th - Springvale (Wednesdays)

Session 7:  Starting August 9th -  CBD  (Fridays)

Session 8: Starting September 11th - CBD (Wednesdays)

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For further information or to register your interest please contact Anne-Marie at or call 9672 2000

For training resources in reference to the Community Support Workers Course including enrollment information and forms please click on the training resources tab in the members area of the website. N.B You will need agency access to navigate to this section.