Refresh Your Professional Skills and Earn Professional Qualifications

The newly revised Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs has been revised with you, the Not-For- Profit or Community Service Professional, in mind.

This Course will nourish your thinking on how to operate more effectively in an environment of significant challenge and limited resources. You will learn modern ways to manage and enrich Volunteer Worker experiences in the sector and to channel that energy into productive pseudo-commercial outcomes for your enterprise.  Get your Volunteer Management Qualifications with The Centre for Volunteering
Keeping the focus on outcomes, you will use new technologies and innovative processes to achieve results. This Course is structured over 3 terms with Units released at the start of each term. Term 1 will start with the building blocks and expand across a range of relevant subject areas. The terms will normally coincide with July commencing TAFE Terms to fit in with most entities financial year budget process.

Certificate IV Terms and  Course Units

Term 1

CHCVOL003 Recruit, induct and support volunteers
CHCDIV003 Manage & promote diversity
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

 Term 2

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
 CHCVOL004  Manage volunteer workforce development
 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
 HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

 Term 3

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
PSPGOV411A Deal with conflict
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

While the Course is mainly self-paced learning using electronic media resources, you will most likely need about 10-11 months to fully complete the coursework and assessment activities.

The Course is structured to fit in with your working environment, so many assessment activities will be drawn from on- the- job activities and experiences.

With an emphasis on collaboration, there will be opportunities to grow your professional networks and learn from your peers as well as share your ideas and innovations with others.

On completion, you will emerge with a nationally recognised registered certificate.

The newly released 2016 Course will commence with a face to face session over 2 days at The Centre for Volunteering training facility in The Rocks.

The full Certificate costs $3300 (inclusive of GST) which can be paid in instalments over the 3 terms (Members of The Centre for Volunteering can receive a 20% discount).

This is a Smart & Skilled fee assistance eligible Course for NSW Residents. For information on applying for Smart & Skilled funding go to https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/*and for the Smart & Skilled Fee and Administration Policy download from their website

(*note: The Centre for Volunteering Member discounts are not applicable to students who receive Smart and Skilled funding)

You can get further course details from our site or download the course outline here.

The initial session will be in 15 November 2016, where your Course and support materials will be provided.

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If your entity or network has a minimum of 5 participants who would like to undertake this Certificate as a structured Course, contact us via email or call 02 9261 3600 for more information on how we can work with you to deliver this in-house.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available to candidates with previous qualifications or who can demonstrate significant on-the- job learning. Contact via email or call 02 9261 3600 for more information.