CHC50612 - Diploma of Community Services Work
 Duration: 52 Weeks  Mode: Online  Fees  Work Placement: 100 Hours

Course Description

This qualification prepares the graduate for the roles required 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. This qualification allows for area specialisation where selected units have been packaged.

  • Case Management Specialisation
  • Social Housing Specialisation

What are the entry requirements?

There are no mandatory requirements to enter into this course. However, having completed Year 12, holding a Certificate IV or having work experience in the field will be an added benefit to get into this course.

How long will this course take me to complete?

The duration of the course is 52 weeks with vocational placement. You will be required to complete 100 work placement hours.

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed through quizzes, activities, case study material and work placement assessment.

Career Outcome

  • Family Services Coordinator
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Assessor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Senior Youth Officer/Chaplain

Course Outline

CHCCD514B Implement community development strategies
CHCCM503C Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
CHCCOM504B Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication
CHCCS500B Conduct complex assessment and referral
CHCCSL501A Work within a structured counselling framework
CHCCW503A Work intensively with clients
CHCGROUP403D Plan and conduct group activities
CHCDEV001 Confirm client development status
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCORG428A Reflect on, and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS (Workplace Health and Safety) processes
CHCAD504B Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCS502C Maintain legal and ethical work practices
CHCSD401D Advocate for clients
CHCCM402E Establish and monitor a case plan
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
CHCPOL403C Undertake research activities
VP240 Vocational Placement
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