CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

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Overview

*This course is subsidised through WorkReady. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. To check your eligibility visit www.skills.sa.gov.au

This qualification reflects the roles of community services workers involved in 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 service and program opportunities.

Over 50 occupations fall under the community work banner and roles include case managers, team supervisor or intake worker involved in some level of managing, coordinating and delivering person centred services to individuals, families, groups and communities.

This qualification will ensure that areas of commonality are highlighted across community services work, including the design and development of person centred services and programs, the management of issues related to community services work and community engagement including HR management and supervision of others.

Students enrolling in this qualification will select one focus area specific to their interest or current work. There is the opportunity to participate in more than one focus area to broaden skills and knowledge across community service delivery.

Skills for All Funded?

No

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services we recommend prospective students’ have sufficient relevant work experience to indicate likely success at this level, in a job role involving:

  • The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
  • The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
  • The application of relevant technical and other skills.

Employment Opportunities

This program will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a variety of roles in the community services sector.

Upon completion of this diploma program, you will be eligible to pursue any career in community services that involves direct client work, community education or development projects. You will graduate with a set of multifaceted skills to effectively design and deliver community service programs.

Cost

WorkReady Subsidised Tuition: $500 Application Fee (Non-refundable), $650 Tuition Fee.

Full Fee: $500 Application Fee (Non Refundable), $6000 Tuition Fee (Payment Plans Available)

Duration

6 -12 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Commitment

Number of Face to Face days: 33

On the Job Requirements: Participants will be required to undertake work placement activities within an appropriate organisation or agency.

Off the Job Requirements: Participants will be required to undertake self-directed learning outside of classroom delivery.

Recognition

You may be eligible for Recognition for this qualification. Please see the Recognition Application Kit for more details.

Qualification Pathways

Participants who complete this qualification may wish to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or enrol in another focus area.

Intake Dates

Semester 2, 2017

Intake begins: Open

Intake ends: 24 August 2017

Induction: 31 August 2017

More Information

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services we recommend prospective students’ have sufficient relevant work experience to indicate likely success at this level, in a job role involving:

  • The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
  • The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
  • The application of relevant technical and other skills.

Employment Opportunities

This program will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a variety of roles in the community services sector.

Upon completion of this diploma program, you will be eligible to pursue any career in community services that involves direct client work, community education or development projects. You will graduate with a set of multifaceted skills to effectively design and deliver community service programs.

Cost

WorkReady Subsidised Tuition: $500 Application Fee (Non-refundable), $650 Tuition Fee.

Full Fee: $500 Application Fee (Non Refundable), $6000 Tuition Fee (Payment Plans Available)

Duration

6 -12 Months

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning

Commitment

Number of Face to Face days: 33

On the Job Requirements: Participants will be required to undertake work placement activities within an appropriate organisation or agency.

Off the Job Requirements: Participants will be required to undertake self-directed learning outside of classroom delivery.

Recognition

You may be eligible for Recognition for this qualification. Please see the Recognition Application Kit for more details.

Qualification Pathways

Participants who complete this qualification may wish to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or enrol in another focus area.

Intake Dates

Semester 2, 2017

Intake begins: Open

Intake ends: 24 August 2017

Induction: 31 August 2017

More Information

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