The Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) is made up of 16 units: 8 core units and 8 elective units.
|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|
|Elective Units for Standard Qualification|
|CHCADV002||Provide advocacy and representation services|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centered service responses|
|CHCDIS006||Develop and promote positive person-centered behaviour supports|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCYTH004||Respond to critical situations|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
Different elective choices may be available depending on accessibility of suitable resources. Customisation of the training program will be discussed and confirmed prior to enrolment.
Advertised course details are subject to change without notice.
Suitable candidates will need to hold a Higher School level qualification (or equivalent) for this course. It is important that we enrol you into the right qualification, you may be required to complete an assessment and, in some cases, we may suggest a different course for you.
Candidates must currently be working in this industry. If you are not working in the community services sector but you are confident that this course is right for you, contact the Training Manager to discuss your case.
Our programs are designed to give students greater control over their course by encouraging them to study when and where it suits them. Our online and distance programs allow you to create the schedule that works for you and that fits in with all your other responsibilities.
Online learning has never been so easy, so accessible and so successful. The learning material is available on a simple and easy to use platform - even for those with little or no computer experience. The programs offers interactive learning tools and is cleverly designed to keep you motivated and engaged as you learn and submit your work. It is ideal for people who don't have the time or ability to attend classes and would prefer to work at their own pace.
Blended Learning: Combination of Online & Distance
If you prefer the more traditional textbook as the main learning material, we can arrange for books to be delivered to you. The learning is completed in 'distance' mode and the assesments are submitted online.
Study anywhere in Australia
Modern learning is all about accessing the best courses and managing your study to fit in with your busy lifestyle. This means that you can study virtually anywhere in Australia. We can provide course materials to Sydney (NSW), Canberra (ACT), Melbourne (Victoria), Perth (WA), Adelaide (SA), Brisbane (QLD), Hobart (TAS) and Darwin (NT) and anywhere in between. A small postage fee applies when we send you your course materials.
All students must have access to a workplace that relates to this qualification. Students who are not working in the industry are required to complete at least 120 hours of vocational placement.
Vocational placement will give you hands-on experience in the industry and it's an excellent opportunity to meet new employers.
Please note that in order to work in many community servicesbased organsations, you may need to undergo a criminal record check. You will be required to pay for any criminal checks that the College conducts on your behalf.
Competency-based learning focuses on the learner’s ability to perform the tasks required for the job. There are no tests as students are required to complete a range of assessments to determine whether they have the necessary skills and knowledge. This course has been deisgned to prepare you with the right skills, knowledge and attitudes required to ‘do the job’.
Assessment will include a combination of the assessment methods below for each unit of competency:
Our courses are designed to be completed within 12 months for Certificate II - IV levels and 18 months for Diploma level qualifications. Every learner studies at a different pace but the more carefully you follow your study plan, the greater the chance of success. Roll-over fees do apply to extend completion dates.
The time required for each unit of competency is different as the volume of work for each unit will vary from around 20 to 60 hours.
National College Australia recognises the skills and knowledge gained through previous studies and/or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for recognition or a credit transfer, ask a Course Advisor.
Successful completion of the Diploma of Community Services Coordination (CHC52212) could lead to advanced standing into a number of units of competency in CHC08 Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications. You may also be eligible for advanced standing in university.
Some of the roles this course will prepare you for:
We understand that, for many people, going back to study can be quite daunting, especially if you haven't had any formal training in a while. To make the experience as easy and less-daunting for you as possible, we will be there with you from start to finish. All new students are given a one on one telephone induction with their Assessor at the very start of the course. Once you start, your Assessor will monitor your progress as you work through each unit of competency and provide you with support as needed.
It is our job to make sure you're following your study plan and completing your work on time.
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