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Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk

Free TAFE Code: 22510VIC

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Overview

Campus
Duration

8 weeks part time

Next Intake

July

The Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk 22510VIC provides an accredited training program and vocational outcomes for a person in universal services role to identify the presenting risk of family violence for universal service users and provide a response appropriate to the role of universal service professionals.

Participants undertaking the course will be in industries that do not have family violence as a core function of their roles. You may encounter victim survivors (including children and young people) and perpetrators through their interactions with children, families and/or adults within their work at universal service organisations such as schools, early childhood, justice, community and health services, sport and recreation organisations and faith-based institutions. This course also provides the foundational understanding of family violence and risk needed for further levels of specialisation.

This course is ideal for any person working in industries that may encounter and deal with people who are experiencing domestic violence.

Career Pathways

Where will the Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk 22510VIC take me?

Study Pathways

By completing the Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk 22510VIC students can take the next step towards a career in community services by transitioning into our Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42021.

The staff were brilliant, I'm still in contact with a couple of them, as my professional contacts. They've been being working in the community service field and they were excellent professional role models.
Jodi Philpott
Community Services Graduate, Outstanding Student of the Year 2020 Award Winner
Portrait of Jodi Philpott

Course Details

Delivery methods

You will be required to attend the online session via Zoom. You will be the expected to complete approximately 38 hours of self-paced learning to completed the required activities and assessments.

How you will study

Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.

On-campus / Virtual classroom / Self-paced online learning

A blend of scheduled on-campus and virtual learning, with additional activities completed outside of the classroom through Melbourne Polytechnic’s digital platforms. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.

Class Schedule

You will be required to attend four three-hour sessions. The first three sessions will be conducted online, and the fourth session is a practical simulated assessment at our Preston Campus.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is a practical simulated assessment at our Preston Campus.

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subject Elective Hours
VU22733 Identify and provide initial response to family violence risk Core 50

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Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Free TAFE Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $0 $500
Maximum annual amenities $250 $250
Total payable $250 $750
Per year $0
Per semester $0

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1st of November. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Please note: As you will be doing self-paced learning and attending on-line classes, you will be required to have a working electronic device (laptop preferable) with a camera and microphone. All course materials are provided on-line through our learning platform.

Fees explained

The State Government’s Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition (excluding Amenities Fees and Materials Fees) for students who are eligible for government subsidised training and enrol into one of the Priority listed course.

Free TAFE is available to eligible students for one course enrolment in a lifetime.

Free TAFE places are limited. Please call 1300 635 276 and we can advise you whether Free TAFE places are still available.

Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition fees for students who are eligible. Materials and amenities may still apply.

The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative will pay your tuition fees for only one course. Once you have commenced in a tuition-free priority course, you are not eligible for further tuition-free places again, even if you do not finish your first tuition-free priority course.

Check your eligibility

The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

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The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

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Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:

  • Commonwealth Health Care card, or
  • Pensioner Concession card, or
  • Any dependent spouse or dependent child of one of the above cardholders, or
  • Veterans Gold card.

The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Asylum Seekers and victims of human trafficking

Additional expenses

The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:

  • $250 for full fee-paying students; and
  • $175 for concession-paying students studying Certificate I, II, III, or IV.

Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

Course Fees

As you will be doing self-paced learning and attending on-line classes, you will be required to have a working electronic device (laptop preferable) with a camera and microphone. All course materials are provided on-line through our learning platform.

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Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements into the unit of competency. You must be 18 years at date of commencement.

Next Steps

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You will be required to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.

Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend an enrolment appointment over the phone or on campus.

For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about Tuition Payment Plans here.

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