Diploma of Community Services
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services 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.
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.
- 100 Hours
- Classroom Based
- Distance Learning
72 weeks including holidays
(62 weeks of study and 10 weeks of holidays)
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement
National Police Check required before undertaking work placement
- Community Care Manager
- Coordinator of Volunteer Work
- Team Leader
- Care Team Leader
- Family Services Coordinator
- Support Facilitator (Community Services)
On successful completion of this qualification learners will have satisfied all requirements and components and will have the knowledge and skills required to progress through to CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or -related courses.
FUNDING, ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE FEE
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
This course has 16 units of competency:
- 8 core units
- 8 elective units