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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

CRICOS Course Code: 0100350 National Code: CHC52015

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Adelaide

Intake Dates

25 July 2022
22 August 2022
5 September 2022
3 October 2022
31 October 2022
28 November 2022

Level

Diploma

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

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.

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.

The qualification requires that candidates must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

  • Child Welfare Officer 
  • Residential Carer (Child Protection)
  • Social Housing Coordinator 
  • Community Services Care Manager

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements. International students must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    2. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Code

Title

Core or Elective

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

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

Elective

BSBLDR511

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Elective

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

Elective

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

Elective

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Elective

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

Elective

BSBWOR403

Manage stress in the workplace

Elective

BSBMGT516

Facilitate continuous improvement

Elective

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms and 12 weeks of holidays.

The qualification requires that a work placement of 100 hours is completed.

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.

Offshore Fee

$11,900

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee

$8,800

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are in a range of community services management roles.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

Nationally Recognised Course

Nationally Recognised training
Australian Qualifications Framework

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