CHC52015

Diploma of

Community Services

CRICOS 090553K

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

DURATION

104 weeks – Full Time 

including work placement

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

WORK PLACEMENT

400 Hours

STATE SUBSIDIES

Domestic Students

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INTAKE DATES

CENSUS DATES

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  •  Candidates must be aged 18 or above
  •  Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  •  Successful completion of SCEI’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy indicator
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

Candidates must have obtained the following documents prior to undertaking their work placement

  • Police Check
  • Child-related and/or disability services and/or aged care services and/or vulnerably person related screening

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  •  Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study
  •  Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Home Affairs https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • Police Check
  • Child-related and/or disability services and/or aged care services and/or vulnerably person related screening

Further study pathways

After achieving this Diploma course, students may continue their studies by enrolling in:

CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

Community services case worker
Welfare support worker
Community services case manager

Core Units

CHCCOM003     Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCCOM003     Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTWHS004     Manage work health and safety

CHCPRP003     Reflect on and improve on professional practice

CHCDEV002     Analyse impact of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCMGT005     Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

CHCCCS007     Develop and implement service programs

CHCDIV003     Manage and promote diversity

Elective Units

CHCCSL001     Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

CHCCCS004     Assess existing needs

CHCDEV001     Confirm client developmental status

CHCCSM005     Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCCDE011     Implement community development strategies

CHCCDE009     Develop and support community leaderships

CHCCCS019     Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCADV002     Provide advocacy and representation services