The Centre for Volunteering (RTO code 90031), through The School of Volunteer Management, is pleased to offer Certificate III in Active Volunteering.

General description: At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Volunteers may also be required to lead volunteer teams and have limited responsibility for the output of others within a project or event. Organisations may require volunteers to undergo relevant background checks. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 20 hours of volunteer work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.


Certificate III Course units

CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health & safety
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build reltationships
CHCLEG001 Work legally & ethically
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorties & development
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
CHCVOL002 Lead volunteer teams
CHCPRP001 Develop & maintain networks & collaborative partnerships

While the Course is mainly self-paced learning using electronic media resources, you will most likely need about 12 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.

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

The full Certificate costs $2,500 (inclusive of GST) which can be paid in instalments over the 3 terms (Members of The Centre for Volunteering can receive a 20% discount).

Partial qualifications are also available (enquire for costs).

If you are interested in applying please call 0466 778 914 or email

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.