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Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Community Services

The Diploma of Community Services can assist you to develop the skills and understanding needed to act as a genuine agent of change in the community.

Throughout the course, students will understand developmental, social and cultural contexts, as well as learn the skills to support the social, psychological, welfare and protection needs of
the community.

This qualification can put you on the path to working in 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.

Training will also involve a minimum of 100 hours of vocational placement, which you can source with the assistance of vocational placement coordinators through our industry networks. 

Last Modified: 05 Mar 2017

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Southport
Townsville
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Course Details

Diploma of Community Services

Fast track your career by tailoring a blend of online and face-to-face learning that suits you.

Locations

Bowen Hills
Caboolture
Hindmarsh
Melbourne
Parramatta
Perth
Salisbury
Southport
Townsville

Details

Sector

Community Services & Legal

Duration

10 Months including 100 hours of vocational placement

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that the student be aged at least 16 or have completed year 12.

Accreditation

AQF Course Code
CHC52015

AQF Qualification Title
Diploma of Community Services

Training Provider
Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
CRICOS Number: 03224D

Diploma of Community Services

Study wherever, whenever with our online learning portal.

Locations

Australia Wide

Details

Sector

Community Services & Legal

Duration

10 Months including 100 hours of vocational placement

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that the student be aged at least 16 or have completed year 12.

Accreditation

AQF Course Code
CHC52015

AQF Qualification Title
Diploma of Community Services

Training Provider
Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
CRICOS Number: 03224D

Course Fees

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State funding programs may cause the price to be lower in select states. Please contact us by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button for more details.

VET Student Loan available: $10,000

This is amount the government will loan you for this qualification under the VET Student Loan Scheme (more information below).

Student Scholarship available: $3,000 

Careers Australia offers a range of scholarships for select Diploma courses, see our website for more details.

Student Contribution: $4,000

This is the amount remaining after a loan and scholarship has been approved for this qualification. 

Eligibility criteria apply.

The maximum fee for this course is $17000

Funding & Loans

AUS Wide

This training is delivered with the support of the VET Student Loan Scheme. A VET Student Loan is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students to pay part of their tuition fees for higher-level VET courses.

Students are required to repay this loan through the taxation system. Further information is available on our website under Funding & Loans.

AUS Wide
Enrolments for study in 2017 are now open.

Course Units

CHC52015: Diploma of Community Services

Stage 1

CodeUnitType
CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activitiesUnit of Competency
CHCCSL002Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsUnit of Competency
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversityUnit of Competency
CHCCOM003Develop workplace communication strategiesUnit of Competency
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safetyUnit of Competency

Stage 2

CodeUnitType
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceUnit of Competency
CHCMHS011Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeingUnit of Competency
CHCADV002Provide advocacy and representation servicesUnit of Competency
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementUnit of Competency
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situationsUnit of Competency
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesUnit of Competency

Stage 3

CodeUnitType
CHCDEV001Confirm client developmental statusUnit of Competency
CHCDEV002Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and servicesUnit of Competency
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programsUnit of Competency
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsUnit of Competency
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceUnit of Competency
VPC1-COMVocational Placement - CommunityUnit of Competency

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