The course is for people who value making a difference in their community by contributing to build strong and inclusive communities.
If you have a genuine interest in community issues and people, great communication skills, an ability to resolve conflict quickly, to relate to people effectively and patiently and an ability to work independently and in collaboration, then this course is perfect for you.
The course reflects the roles of workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.
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- Duration18 Months
- DateSydney classes commence on 16 March 2017; Brisbane classes commence on 19 April 2017; Online classes commence on 23 March 2017
- Delivery ModeClassroom or online
- VenueSydney classes will be held at Booth College, 120 Kingsland Road, Bexley North, NSW 2207
- Trainer(s) Kianna Spicer
- FeesIf this is your first qualification, the cost of the training is $4420.
If this is your second or further qualification, the cost is $4970.
- Smart and SkilledThis training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
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The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services is a nationally recognised training and is subsidised by the government's Smart and Skilled program.
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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. Vocational Placement is a requirement of the course and if you do not have the minimum of 100 hours of placement you could contact our Placement Officer, Nicola Poore at email@example.com for possible work placement opportunities in the Community Services sector.
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with our course coordinator when you enrol.
The total number of units required for completion for the course is 16 units (8 core, 8 electives).
The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division.
On graduation some of the career prospects could include roles as :
- Team leader
- Community services worker
- Service manager
- Program facilitator
- Practice leader
- Community services coordinator
- Community agency manager
- Community development officer
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
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
For information on further study options email email@example.com or speak to our course coordinator, who may be able to guide you, on 02 9502 5008.