Diploma of Community Services

Course Code :

CHC52015
CRICOS Code :
103540D

Study Mode:

14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online

Study Duration:

52 weeks (44 Academic weeks + 8 Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: 16000
Enrollment Fee: 250
Material Fee: 1000

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8 50 Grenfell St, ADELAIDE, South Australia 5000

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.

Outcome

Requirement

Assessment Method

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit

Pathways

Units of competency

CHCCCS007
Develop and implement service programs
Core
CHCCOM003
Develop workplace communication strategies
Core
CHCDEV002
Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
Core
CHCDIV003
Manage and promote diversity
Core
CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Core
CHCMGT005
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
Core
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
HLTWHS004
Manage work health and safety
Core
BSBHRM506
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
Elective
BSBHRM513
Manage workforce planning
Elective
BSBPUB504
Develop and implement crisis management plans
Elective
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
Elective
BSBWOR403
Manage stress in the workplace
Elective
BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
Elective
BSBFIM501
Manage budgets and financial plans
Elective

How to Apply

Course Code :

CHC52015
CRICOS Code :
103540D

Study Mode:

14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online

Study Duration:

52 weeks (44 Academic weeks + 8 Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: 16000
Enrollment Fee: 250
Material Fee: 1000

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Level 8 50 Grenfell St, ADELAIDE, South Australia 5000

Overview

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.

Outcome

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Requirement

  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Age- 18 Years or Above
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia.
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test.

Assessment Method

Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web-based research and reports, final projects, and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

Credit Transfer

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

Pathways

Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or Bachelors in relevant field

Career Pathway

  • Community services worker
  • Case manager
  • Family support worker
  • Client services manager
  • Community development officer
  • Service manager and/or program coordinator

 

Vocational Placement

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

 

Units of competency

CHCCCS007
Develop and implement service programs
Core
CHCCOM003
Develop workplace communication strategies
Core
CHCDEV002
Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
Core
CHCDIV003
Manage and promote diversity
Core
CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Core
CHCMGT005
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
Core
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
HLTWHS004
Manage work health and safety
Core
BSBHRM506
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
Elective
BSBHRM513
Manage workforce planning
Elective
BSBPUB504
Develop and implement crisis management plans
Elective
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
Elective
BSBWOR403
Manage stress in the workplace
Elective
BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
Elective
BSBFIM501
Manage budgets and financial plans
Elective

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