CHC52015

Diploma of Community Services

Course Overview

Careers within the Community Services sector are demanding but rewarding. The skills learned will apply to a broad range of job opportunities that will enable you to make a real difference in many people’s lives. The Diploma of Community Services will provide knowledge and skills to work with vulnerable community members. It also provides a great pathway to relevant Bachelor degree courses. Work with, youth, families, those with addictions or people with disabilities. You will develop the skills to build strong relationships, facilitate group activities, case management, advocacy and to respond holistically to meet social needs and issues. The Diploma of Community Services also incorporates a work experience element so you will get to put into practice the theory & skills you learn. Increase your skills in the areas of:

Delivery Options

CAMPUS

Qualification Level Diploma
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school.
Achieve Level 3 Reading and Level 2 Numeracy in LLN assessment provided after enrolment.
May be asked to provide year 12 or Cert IV or higher qualification certificate.
May be required to obtain a positive working with children and/or police check before commencing placement.
Nominal Duration 12 months incl. vocational placement (course length may be adjusted depending upon student progression/needs)
Attendance 2 - 3 days per week
Assessment Methods Short Answer Questions, Case Studies, Role Plays, Projects, Skills Observations, Vocational Placement
Delivery Method Face to Face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 100 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role.
ONLINE

Qualification Level Diploma
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school.
Achieve Level 3 Reading and Level 2 Numeracy in LLN assessment provided after enrolment.
May be asked to provide year 12 or Cert IV or higher qualification certificate.
May be required to obtain a positive working with children and/or police check before commencing placement.
Nominal Duration 12 months incl. vocational placement (course length may be adjusted depending upon student progression/needs)
Study status This is a full-time course with students expected to study more than 20 hours per week
Assessment Methods Short Answer Questions, Case Studies, Role Plays, Projects, Skills Observations, Vocational Placement
Delivery Method Online learning + vocational placement. Tutors available to enhance remote learning
Course Materials All course materials are included as an electronic resource
Vocational Placement Minimum 100 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role.
INTERNATIONAL

Qualification Level Diploma
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school.
Achieve Level 3 Reading and Level 2 Numeracy in LLN assessment provided after enrolment.
May be asked to provide year 12 or Cert IV or higher qualification certificate.
May be required to obtain a positive working with children and/or police check before commencing placement.
Nominal Duration 12 months incl. vocational placement (course length may be adjusted depending upon student progression/needs)
Attendance 2 - 3 days per week at our International Campus located in Spring Hill, Brisbane, QLD
Assessment Methods Short Answer Questions, Case Studies, Role Plays, Projects, Skills Observations, Vocational Placement
Delivery Method Face to Face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 100 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role.

Payment Options

QUEENSLAND CAMPUS

VET Student Loans An income contingent loan that you pay back when you earn over the threshold which is assessed each financial year
Payment Plan Payment Plans starting from $120.48 per week
Full Fee $11,988

WESTERN AUSTRALIA CAMPUS

Lower Fees Local Skills
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Concession Fees $412.80*. Non-Concession Fees $1,393.20*
VET Student Loans
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An income contingent loan that you pay back when you earn over the threshold which is assessed each financial year
Payment Plan Payment Plans starting from $8.04 per week for Lower Fees Local Skills eligible participants
Full Fee $11,130

*Fees are capped at $400 concession and $1200 non concession per calendar year

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

ONLINE

VET Student Loans An income contingent loan that you pay back when you earn over the threshold which is assessed each financial year
Payment Plan Payment Plans starting from $120.48 per week
Full Fee $11,988

INTERNATIONAL

Tuition Fee $13,500
Materials Fee $200
Enrolment Fee $250 non-refundable

Subjects

CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCEDU009Provide parenting, health and well being education
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCSM005Develop facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCSOH001Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve on own professional practice
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCOM003Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDFV001Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDEV002Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety

Upcoming Intakes

QLD Campus Classes
Start Date: 06/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 6 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.1

Start Date: 11/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 11 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.2

Start Date: 11/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 11 (Mon - Wed) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1

Start Date: 13/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 13 (Wed-Fri) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1

Start Date: 01/08/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 1 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.3


WA Campus Classes
Start Date: 30/05/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 MAY 30 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.2

Start Date: 01/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 1 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.2

Start Date: 20/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 20 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.3

Start Date: 22/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 22 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.3

Start Date: 25/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 25 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.4

Start Date: 27/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 27 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.4

Start Date: 15/08/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 15 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.5

Start Date: 17/08/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 17 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.5


Online Classes
Start Date: 30/05/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 May 30 (ONLINE)

Start Date: 06/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 06 (ONLINE)

Start Date: 13/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 13 (ONLINE)

Start Date: 20/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 20 (ONLINE)

Start Date: 27/06/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 27 (ONLINE)

Start Date: 04/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jul 04 (ONLINE)


International Students
Start Date: 11/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 11 (Mon - Wed) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1

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Start Date: 13/07/2022
COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 13 (Wed-Fri) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1

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Upcoming Intakes

QLD Campus Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
06/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 6 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.1
11/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 11 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.2
11/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 11 (Mon - Wed) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1
13/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 13 (Wed-Fri) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1
01/08/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 1 (Mon/Tue) Loganholme UOS 3.3

WA Campus Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
30/05/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 MAY 30 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.2
01/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 1 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.2
20/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 20 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.3
22/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JUNE 22 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.3
25/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 25 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.4
27/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 JULY 27 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.4
15/08/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 15 (Mon/Tue) Armadale UOS 2.5
17/08/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 AUGUST 17 (Wed/Thu) Rockingham UOS 2.5

Online Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
30/05/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 May 30 (ONLINE)
06/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 06 (ONLINE)
13/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 13 (ONLINE)
20/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 20 (ONLINE)
27/06/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jun 27 (ONLINE)
04/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS - 2022 Jul 04 (ONLINE)

International Students
Start Date Details Enrol
11/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 11 (Mon - Wed) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1 Send email
13/07/2022 COLLEGE - DIP CS 2022 JULY 13 (Wed-Fri) SPRING HILL UOS 1.1 Send email

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