CHC52015

Diploma of Community Services

Course Overview

The Diploma of Community Services reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in managing, coordinating and/or delivering person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will develop the skills to work with a wide range of clients including children and young people, families, older people and clients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and will assist them through a range of social and personal issues including family support, homelessness, domestic violence and drug and alcohol issues.

Type

International

Delivery

Face-to-Face

Duration

18 months​

CRICOS Code

097996D

Course Discount

Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

March & July​

Course Breakdown

Core Units

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

CHCCCS007

Develop and implement services programs

CHCDIV003

Manage and promote diversity

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCDEV002

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

CHCMGT005

Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective Units

CHCCSM004

Coordinate complex case requirements

CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

CHCAOD004

Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCCSM006

Provide case management supervision

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

HLTAID003

Provide first aid – Must complete practicals

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, it is expected that students will have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training and assessment requirements. 

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees

Investment

Students are responsible for the purchase of textbook/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available.

Inclusions:

  • Course learning and assessment material (excluding textbook/s)
  • Coffee and tea 
  • Certification upon successful completion

Payment Plans

Students are required to pay course fees prior to commencement of their term.

Resources Required

Students are required to have access to a computer (or use Alana Kaye’s computer lab) to complete assessment tasks. Alana Kaye are conscious of the environment and where possible, provide resources and assessments in an electronic format. If possible, please bring a laptop to workshops.

COVID-19 Tuition Discount Fee​