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Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare

Certificate

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • ATAR

    40

  • Inherent Requirements

    No

  • Language Requirements

    IELTS Overall Score 6.5 (Social Work); 5.5 (Community Welfare)

  • Entry Requirements

  • Course abbreviation

    CertCommWelf

  • Course code

    2004650

  • Credit points

    48

  • Equivalent units

    4

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

Are you interested in a career where you can make a difference every day? The Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare is an excellent place to start.
 
This is a pathway to further study at Southern Cross University in Community Welfare or Social Work.
 
It aims to prepare you for Diploma or Bachelor-level studies, combining academic skills units with introductory units to develop your foundational knowledge in community welfare and social work.
 
Graduates of this course are eligible for entry and up to four units of credit towards the Diploma of Health, the Bachelor of Community Welfare or the Bachelor of Social Work.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

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GA2: Creativity

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GA3: Ethical practice

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GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an understanding of foundational concepts that are essential for successful tertiary study in community welfare.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Apply independent learning and self-management strategies to university studies.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Identify and use different forms of communication relevant to defined community settings.

GA7: Cultural competence

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Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 , Term 3 N/A N/A
Online Term 1 , Term 3 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

Entry Award

To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare (2004650) students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 1 core units (12 credit points)
  • 3 option units (36 credit points)

 

Exit Pathway
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Community Welfare may be eligible to exit with the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare after completing 4 approved units (48 credit points), as listed in the Schedule of Units, from the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Community Welfare.

Entry requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

Language requirements

Entry Award

To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare (2004650) students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 1 core units (12 credit points)
  • 3 option units (36 credit points)

 

Exit Pathway
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Community Welfare may be eligible to exit with the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare after completing 4 approved units (48 credit points), as listed in the Schedule of Units, from the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Community Welfare.

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
China - Guangxi UST N/A
Term5
Coffs Harbour
Term1,3
Term1,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Lismore
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Option Units
Option Units
Option Units

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline

Option Units

Choose three units (36 credit points) from the following options:

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
SOCI1001 Introduction to Sociology
WELF1001 Introduction to Social Welfare
INDG1001 Indigenous World-Views
WELF1002 Community Development
CRTV1002 Create: Innovate: Change
WELF1003 Counselling Theory and Practice
SOCI1005 Social Policy
To be eligible to exit from the Bachelor of Community Welfare or the Bachelor of Social Work with the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Welfare, complete 4 (48 credit points) of the below listed units:

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
INDG1001 Indigenous World-Views
WELF1002 Community Development
WELF1003 Counselling Theory and Practice
SOCI1005 Social Policy
POLT1001 Australian Politics
CRTV1002 Create: Innovate: Change