Careers Australia

Social Services

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Overview CHC52015

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, coordinating 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.

Modes of Delivery

Availablity of delivery on this course:

Online
FlexLearn
Campus
Workplace
International

Course Cost & Funding

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.

Maximum course fee: $17,000

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.

Accreditation

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

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.

Course Details
  • What is FlexLearn?

    Imagine being able to build your career on your own terms – studying how you want, when you want, with no hurdles. At Careers Australia, we’ve made this a reality with our flexible study solution, FlexLearn.

    Whether it’s time, technology or study load, you can now eliminate the roadblocks. FlexLearn is a study solution that combines the flexibility of online study with face-to-face support and campus facilities, when you need them. With your trainer checking on your progress and available to help you with your questions, there will be little holding you back.

    Available Locations:

    bowen hills | caboolture | hindmarsh | parramatta | perth | salisbury | southport | townsville | melbourne |

  • What is Online delivery?

    Our online learning portal gives students the capacity to study wherever and whenever, with full access to tutorials, discussion forums, student support and assessment materials; all that’s required is a computer and a reliable internet connection.

Course Units
Stage 1

CHCGRP002

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCCSL002

Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills

CHCDIV003

Manage and promote diversity

CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

Stage 2

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCMHS011

Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

CHCADV002

Provide advocacy and representation services

CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCMGT005

Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

Stage 3

CHCDEV001

Confirm client developmental status

CHCDEV002

Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCCCS007

Develop and implement service programs

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

VPC1-COM

Vocational Placement - Community