CHC44015 Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs



Volunteering Queensland (RTO #6020) offers the nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification CHC44015 Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs.

This qualification is appropriate for workers who are responsible for the coordination of volunteers within a program or organisation. Volunteer coordinators provide ongoing management and support to volunteers and are the main point of contact for volunteers.

This qualification aims to enhance students’ work in planning and administering volunteer programs and recruiting and supporting volunteers in the ever-changing environment.

Students develop a range of skills through the course which include:

  • Being aware of current and emerging models of volunteering.
  • Adapting their practice to changing community priorities, demographics, and expectations.
  • Shaping how their organisation understands and works with its volunteers.
  • Supporting their volunteers in ethical, safe and meaning practice.

Please access the Course Outline below to view the specific details of this qualification:

Download CHC44015 Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs course outline

Duration of the course / training

The expected completion time of the course is approximately eight (8) months maximum including 12 days of workshop attendance, approximately 110 hours of self paced learning and further time to complete assessment tasks and submissions. 

Course fees

Program Full fee Higher Level Skills Subsidised (Non-concessional) Higher Level Skills Subsidised (Concessional)
Workshop program $3500 per student
($318.18 per unit)

$2300 per student
($209.09 per unit)

$1940 per student ($176.36 per unit)
Recognition of Prior Learning $2625 per student
($238.64 per unit)
$1425 per student
($129.55 per unit)
$1065 per student
($96.82 per unit)


The delivery of regional courses is also possible dependant on interest and capacity. Additional costs will be incurred. Details available on a case by case basis. 


Higher Level Skills

What is the Higher Level Skills program?

The Higher Level Skills program provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals complete Certificate IV level and above qualifications or priority skill sets. The aim is to assist people to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment, career advancement or transition to university in priority industries. Please read the Department of Education and Training participant Fact Sheet here.

Am I eligible?

* To be eligible for Higher Level Skills program for this course, participants must be an Existing Worker (paid and with 1 month employment record) with responsibility for volunteer coordination and may have a Certificate IV or higher level qualification.

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills program a participant must:

  • not have previously accessed a subsidy through Higher Level Skills program 
  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland 
  • have finished secondary school or no longer at school 
  • be aged 15 years or above 
  • Be an Existing Worker (paid) with responsibility for volunteer coordination.

Students may already hold a Certificate IV or higher level qualification not funded through the Higher Level Skills program.

Check your eligibility for the Higher Level Skills program by doing this easy questionnaire: Skills Gateway Eligibility Survey


Express your interest

We welcome expressions of interest from locations all across Queensland and groups interstate. Please fill in this form and we will contact you to discuss training options for your area.

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