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Active Volunteering - Certificate I

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Active Volunteering - Cert I - Blueprint Career Development
Active Volunteering - Cert I - Blueprint Career Development
Course Duration
6-12 months
Course Delivery
School Partnerships
Course Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Course Accreditation
This is a nationally recognised qualification

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This qualification represents the essential skills and knowledge needed to perform duties effectively for volunteer work. It includes foundational abilities that equip them to excel in their volunteer roles. They will also engage in hands-on projects and activities both within their school’s dynamic community and in our online immersive learning environments. It’s an adventure waiting to happen! 

This program also includes the following:

  • Exclusive access to our immersive learning environment - Greenthumbs 

Engage in a minimum of 20 hours in a structured volunteer program Student opportunities to make an impact at the Mini Farm Project or other volunteering activities.

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This qualification is designed for school students looking to contribute to their community. It offers structured guidance and support, opportunities to connect with diverse individuals, and the ability to develop personal skills in communication and teamwork.

When you finish CHC14015 Certificate I in Active Volunteering course, you’ll be able to:

  • Communicate in a team environment
  • Engaged with the community
  • Comple basic workplace tasks
  • Interact with diverse people 
  • Participate in workplace health and safety

Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.

  1. Live Class 
    i) Group workshop with a trainer to support and guide you through activities. Ask us for scheduled course dates at locations convenient to you.
    ii)  We can also come to your workplace and deliver a customised program to meet your workplace needs (Minimum numbers apply. Contact us to discuss your particular needs).
  2. Blended Learning 
    This is a flexible and efficient way to complete your qualification.  It may include live classes, online study, self-paced activities and webinars.
  3. Online
    The entire course is offered electronically through our Learning Management System.
  4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.

Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism and travel products and services takes place, in the field where products are delivered, or a combination of both.

Possible job titles include community volunteer (unpaid) which could lead to paid opportunities in a wide variety of fields.

A good command of written English and the ability to allocate appropriate study hours each week.

You have 6-12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification depending on the mode of delivery. 

To complete this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in a total of 5 units. 3 of these units are core and there are 2 electives. The table below shows the content of our standard specialisation streams, however other electives are available.

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteerCore
BSBCMM211 Apply communication skillsElective
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with othersElective

Your learning resources will include:

  • Training Manual
  • Resource Library containing document templates, samples, fact sheets and explainer videos
  • Access to live and recorded webinars and online discussion forums
  • Access to our Learning Management System

You will also be able to access our “Homework Club” tutorials and individual support calls.

During your studies, you will need access to the following:

  • Computer with compatible operating system (Windows 8 or higher, Mac)
  • Printer, scanner and phone
  • Current web browser (Chrome, Safari or Firefox)
  • Email address and stable Internet connection access (with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps)
  • Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adobe reader

Assessment is a combination of:

  • Knowledge questions
  • Case studies and Projects
  • Practical Activities

If you successfully complete this qualification, you could continue your studies in higher level tourism or hospitality qualifications within the VET sector.

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CHC24015 Certificate II in Active Volunteering

SIS20321 Certificate II in Sports Coaching

BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills

Please see our full Fee Schedule for information about unit costs (where applicable), RPL fees and Refund Policy. Flexible payment options are available. 

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