Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
CHC42315 Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care is a nationally recognised course. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide individualised ethical, moral and spiritual support to individuals, families and communities. You will be trained and supported throughout your learning journey by a trainer who has industry experience in chaplaincy and pastor al care.
You will be required to complete 100 hours of volunteer workplace experience at an organisation that delivers pastoral care or chaplaincy services. This creates an environment where you can apply the theory you have learnt in your studies into chaplaincy and pastor al care practice.
There are 6 Clusters of learning in the Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care consisting of a group of related units of competency. See below for a description of each cluster of learning.
These units describe the skills and knowledge to apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust and he skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
LEGAL AND ETHICAL PRACTICE
These units describe the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role and describes the skills and knowledge required to reflect and improve your own professional practice.
RESPONDING TO CLIENT NEEDS
These units describe the skills and knowledge required to respond and support clients who present with loss and grief and mental health concerns.
PROVIDING PASTORAL CARE AND CHAPLAINCY SERVICES
This cluster focuses in on the core skills required to provide chaplaincy and pastoral care in community services, schools and faith based organisations.
This cluster will develop your assessment and referral skills when supporting individuals and families in the community. You will also learn how to support the interests and rights of your clients.
RESPONDING TO INDIVIDUAL CONCERNS
This cluster will provide you with the knowledge and skill in supporting individuals and families with domestic violence and drug and alcohol issues.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY IN CHC42315 CERTIFICATE IV IN CHAPLAINCY AND PASTORAL CARE
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPAS001 Plan for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care
CHCPAS002 Provide pastoral and spiritual care
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
Occupational names may include:
• Pastoral care worker
Flexible commencement dates when enrolment process is completed.
Expected time frame for completion is 12 months and is also dependent on level of existing skills and experience.
Online and Distance
Workshop and Workplace Training
(available based on student numbers and funding allocations in your area).
We are currently delivering CHC42315 Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care course in the following states:
NSW, VIC, Qld, SA, WA (workshop and online)
All other states (online - please enquire)
National Training Solutions have an understanding of the different learning styles and learning needs of our enrolled learners. We offer individual and group learner support classes to ensure that each learner gains the required knowledge and develops the essential skills to be assessed as competent in each unit of competency the learner is enrolled in.
The trainer assigned to the individual or group is accessible in person, phone, email, and via our online discussion blog. In addition each learner has the opportunity to discuss any learning barriers or challenges that may hinder the successful completion of the course and receive quality support to meet these barriers and challenges.
National Training Solutions offer a payment plan program to assist you to commence your training journey.
Payment Plan options include: Payment by cluster or payment can be individually negotiated on a fortnightly or monthly basis that suit your payment needs.