Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
_h_Our vision, values and purpose_hh_
Leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services.
Our Board members are highly respected leaders and experts in the child and family services sector.
The Centre's annual and financial reports, Reconciliation Action Plan, and other important publications.
Employment opportunities with The Centre.
Find out about our events, including the Debutante Ball.
Deb advocates to improve the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.
_h_Nationally Recognised Training_hh_
CFECFW provides nationally recognized training to organizations and individuals with the community services sector.
RCLDS provides training and learning opportunities for residential care workers across Victoria.
Online courses for residential care workers in Victoria.
Tailor our training for your organisation.
_h_Child Safe Organisation_hh_
Information on new Child Safe Standards legislation, relevant training, and helpful resources.
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
_h_Sector Development Forums_hh_
Free forums convened by The Centre for professional workers, aiming to provide a space for discussion and progression within the sector.
The Centre's submissions to the state government, Royal Commissions, and government bodies.
The Centre conducts research across the children and family services sector.
_h_Treating Families Fairly_hh_
Advocacy for vulnerable families in Victoria.
The Raising Expectations project aims to help young and mature care leavers access higher education.
Information on mandatory Certificate IV training for residential care workers in Victoria.
A sector-led project focused on foster care recruitment.
CFECFW is coordinating the development of an Industry Plan
Campaigning to extend the age of care to 21.
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If you are not a member of the Centre, click through to our member page to find out how you or your organisation can sign up.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management within the child, youth and families sector. We offer this diploma through a trauma informed lens, which assists in contextualising the setting for working with vulnerable families and the impacts that influence the work we do.
Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organizational or enterprise requirements.
They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources.
This course is most suited to individuals who lead and manage a team and have a contribution to the overall organizational direction.
The course consists of 12 units of competencies including 4 core units and 8 elective units.
Training will be carried out via classroom delivery and the student’s workplace will provide the live environment in which to apply newly acquired knowledge and skills during the course of normal work day. The majority of assessments will be workplace based where skills and knowledge will be applied in the students live work environment
This course will be delivered over 18 full day classroom training sessions over a period of 8 months
Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, VIC , 3000
Phone: 9614 1577
Fax: 9614 1774
Timing: 9.15am to 5pm
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
The course fee for The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Member Organisations is $4,200.00 and covers course manuals, registration, assessment, participant support, lunch and morning/afternoon tea The course fee for non-members is $5,100.00 and covers course manuals, registration, assessment, participant support, lunch and morning/afternoon tea.
Fees will be collected via a three course payment plan as follows:
Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellation policy – We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.
Withdrawal – Participants who withdraw: more than 15 days before course commencement receive a full refund minus $50 administration fee;
Less than 15 days prior to the agreed start date –no refund.
Course transfer – Course transfers may be made if vacancies exist. All course transfers will incur a 20% fee. No transfers can occur less than 15 days before course commencement.
Extenuating circumstances – Apply in writing, attaching any relevant documentation, such as medical certificate. Application for special consideration does not guarantee acceptance.
On completion of this registration process, further enrollment documents will be emailed to you.
Ph no: 03 96141577