Diploma of Community Services

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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

$10,150 – Flexible payment options are available. Click here for more information.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites for entry into this course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To achieve a 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.

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

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Community Services Worker

Neighbourhood Centre Worker

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Case Manager

Community Development Officer

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