What will I learn?

With a Diploma of Community Services, you can graduate with the knowledge and skills to be a valued professional worker in the community service industry. Upon completion of the course, you will have gained the theoretical and ethical foundation required to prepare you for a meaningful and stimulating career. This may include working in areas such as child and family services, domestic violence, employment support, community development, and migrant services, among others.

Course Structure

To receive this qualification, you must complete 16 units: 8 core and 8 electives.

Core

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

CHCDEV001 Confirm Client Development Status
CHCCSM005 Develop, Facilitate and Review all Aspects of Case Management
CHCCCS004 Assess Coexisting Needs
CHCADV002 Provide Advocacy and Representation Services
CHCCDE011 Implement Community Development Strategies
CHCCSL001 Establish and Confirm the Counselling Relationship
CHCMHS001 Work with People with Mental Health Issues
CHCDFV006 Counsel Clients Affected by Domestic and Family Violence

Course Outcomes

Occupational titles for graduates with this qualification may include:

  • Welfare Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Migrant Resource Worker
  • Community Based Corrections Officer
  • Lifestyle Coordinator

Pathway:

For pathway students, upon completion of the course, you will be exempted 8 units in Bachelor of Community Services at Stott's.

CRICOS

091282J

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$10,000.00 (5,35,332) per year
Tuition fee: AUD $10,000 (1st Year); AUD $9,000 (2nd Year); Materials fee: AUD $400
Start date

27 September 2021, 31 January 2022, 25 April 2022, 18 July 2022, 3 October 2022

Venue

Sydney Campus

60 Hickson Road,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$10,000.00 (5,35,332) per year
Tuition fee: AUD $10,000 (1st Year); AUD $9,000 (2nd Year); Materials fee: AUD $400
Start date

27 September 2021, 31 January 2022, 25 April 2022, 18 July 2022, 3 October 2022

Venue

Perth Campus

1/647 Wellington Street,

PERTH,

Western Australia,

6000, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completed Year 12 or equivalent. The minimum age is 18 years old.

English proficiency Requirements:

IELTS - 5.5

TOEFL PB - 453

TOEFL IBT 46

PTE Academic - 36

CAE – 162

MLC Placement test – 5.5

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