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Study
Health and Community Skill Sets
with TrainSmart Australia

100% Free! No catch, no hidden fees, only free, quality short courses!

With the new New South Wales Government subsidised short courses, you will be upskilled in no time!

These Skill Sets are designed to award you a partial short course credential in the form of a Statement of Attainment.  

With TrainSmart Australia’s free skill sets, you have no reason not to become the best business person in WA! 

These courses are subsidised by the NSW Government.

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Quality Training at TSA

New South Wales needs skilled workers to restrengthen our community following the COVID-19 pandemic. This is why the Department of Education has released FREE courses – no, you read that right. FREE. And here at TrainSmart Australia, we want to deliver the best quality training we can, so that we can help the people of New South Wales build a strong community.

You will learn through our online delivery method. This means that you can study your theory components in the comfort of your own home, and if you need to complete any practical assessments, you can attend our online virtual classrooms via. Zoom. 

Course Details

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for support workers providing services to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues.

Units of Competency (3 units):

  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for case management work in the health or community sector.

Units of Competency (4 units):

  • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for supporting people with disability. It provides a set of skills to support the induction of new workers into a variety of roles supporting people with disability.

Units of Competency (4 units):

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

This course reflects the skill requirements for people entering the health and community services sector. It provides a set of skills to support the induction of new workers into a variety of roles. Focusing on client needs, health and community services communication, how to work with diverse people, and being the first point of contact. 

Units of Competency (4 units):

  • CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact

This course reflects the skill requirements for people entering the health and community services sector. It provides a set of skills to support the induction of new workers into a variety of roles. Focusing on health and community services specific documentation creation, how to build relationships using communication and developing strategies to bolster these communications, and community funding.

Units of Competency (4 units):

  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCMGT004 Secure and manage funding

This course provides an overview of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs. It also provides an overview of appropriate intervention skills. This short course is targeted for current Community Services industry staff or staff in related areas of work. The employment pathways available to students who complete this Specialist Stream or Industry Identified Stream includes work in the alcohol, tobacco and other drugs use sector.

Units of Competency (2 units):

  • CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

This short course focuses on the development of cultural diversity skills and the importance of these skills within the community services sector. You will learn how to work along side culturally diverse individuals, as well as how to promote First Nations (Aboriginals) and Torres Straight Islander cultural safety in the community and the workplace.

Units of Competency (2 units):

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

In this short course, you will learn how to work and assist those with mental health complications, how to work legally and ethically, as well as how to communicate within the health and community services industry, between fellow staff members and members of the public.

Units of Competency (3 units):

  • HLTWHS002 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

This short course is structured to present an introduction to working in the Home and Community Care Services sector with a focus on achieving three (3) units including Communicate and Work Effectively in Health and Community Services, Work with Diverse People and Support Relationships with Carers and Families.

Units of Competency (3 units):

  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

This short course is structured to present an introduction to working in the Health and Community Services sector with a focus on achieving 3 units including Communicate and work Effectively in Health and Community Services, Work with Diverse People and Organise Personal Work Priorities and Development.

Units of Competency (3 units):

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

In this short course, you will learn how to work effectively and help those with mental health challenges.

Units of Competency (1 unit):

  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

Why Study with TSA?

1-on-1 Trainer Support

Whether you are studying online or in person, you will receive amazing support from our experienced and professional trainers.

Self Paced Study

Enjoy studying at your own pace. Our trainers will help guide you to ensure you stay on track, without overloading you with work.

Fully Subsidised

You don’t need to pay a single cent for these government discounted skill set courses!

Study for Free

TrainSmart Australia are approved to deliver these skills set courses for free through the Department of Education NSW’s government program, Smart and Skilled NSW.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for these skill sets, you must meet;

  • All of the eligibility criteria from Category 1, AND; 
  • One of the eligibility criteria from Category 2.

Category 1

You are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Australian Resident, a Humanitarian Visa Holder, OR a New Zealand Citizen.

You are over 15 years old

You live or work in NSW

You are no longer attending school or an equivalent (excluding homeschooled students)

Category 2

You are aged between 17 - 24 years old
(regardless of employment status)

You are a Commonwealth Benefits Recipient

You are unemployed and not in receipt of any Commonwealth Benefits.

You are expected to become unemployed*1

*1 for examples of people expected to become unemployed, please see our Smart & Skilled NSW info page here.

If you meet one of the above eligibility criteria, the Smart and Skilled NSW Government subsidised skill sets are free.

For detailed information, including detailed eligibility criteria, please see our attached brochure or visit our Smart & Skilled NSW Information Page here.*

* Please note, you can only enrol and claim ONE Smart & Skilled NSW subsidy at a time. If you are currently enrolled in another course through Smart & Skilled NSW, you must either complete or withdraw from that course before enrolling in a new course.

Frequently Asked Questions

TrainSmart Australia has been running since 2005 and has spent the last decade building up the best reputation in Australia for business courses. 

Unlike other colleges, TrainSmart Australia offers high-end support to our students and never leaves a student asking “Can I get some help?”. We’ve had a lot of feedback from our students who have studied with other providers saying that they were left in the dark, but once they came to TrainSmart, they received amazing student support from our skilled trainers.

There are no academic eligibility criteria, only the eligibility criteria listed above!

Both skill sets are 100% free through the New South Wales Government’s subsidy program, Smart & Skiled!  So, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria, you don’t need to pay a cent!

The skill sets range from 1 month to 6 months. 

Absolutely! These skill sets are clusters of nationally accredited units, which can be used for credit transfers, nation wide!