CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services

This qualification reflects the roles of community services and case management workers involved in the managing, coordinating and/or delivery of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you gain satisfaction out of making a positive difference in your community? Gain specialised skills in community services and prepare yourself for the role of supervisor or manager. A real career move. Are you ready to make a difference?

COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY

This course is delivered over 12 months with a blended delivery model. Training and assessment will be delivered online and in the workplace.

Students will need to complete at least 100 hours of work placement.

PAYMENT METHOD/ COST

$10,500 – Flexible payment options are available.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To achieve a CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services 16 units must be completed including 8 core units and 8 elective units. Choose either the case management specialisation or general stream.

Unit CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services * includes 100 hours of work within a community services workplace.

  • CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
  • CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services*
  • CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Case Management Stream

  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace

General Stream

  • CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies
  • CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace

 

At a glance

Duration

12 months

Delivery

On-campus / online

Attendance

Full time

Career Opportunities

Community Services Worker, Neighbourhood Centre Worker, Case Manager, Community Development Officer

Testimonials

This traineeship has opened my eyes within the business world and my own, it is a great way to learn new skills in a hands-on environment with great support... Read More

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