College of Business & Commerce

CERTIFICATE III IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

This programme is internationally accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA), and nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC). It is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).

DESCRIPTION

This programme enhances students’ knowledge in community development issues/challenges both current and emerging, appropriate community development processes, approaches, strategies and skills to enable them to be effective community workers, trainers and leaders in terms of addressing and coping with these community development issues and challenges. It involves field practical work in a community by using participatory and learning approaches, processes and skills that they have learnt under this course, to help communities effectively contribute to their own development needs. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited to:

  • Community Development Worker 
  • Social Officer 
  • Youth Development Officer 
  • Community Welfare Officer
LENGTH OF PROGRAMME
Full Time 1 year
Part Time 1 and half years
ELIGIBILITY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to the Certificate in Community Development programme, a person shall have:

  1. pass in Form 4/Year 10 or equivalent with English and must be 18 years and over or;
  2. relevant work experience in community development  or;
  3. met the mature student admission criteria
COURSE INFORMATION

This programme has a total of five (5) courses.

Course Code Course Title Semester Delivery Mode Campus Fees (FJD)
CECD31 Basic Concepts of Community Development  1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
CECD32 Community Development Process 1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
CECD33 Community Project Development  1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
LLP14 Preliminary English A 1 & 2 Print All Campuses $330
LLP15 Preliminary English B 1 & 2 Print  All Campuses $330

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