Bedford College

Diploma of Community Services


Glebe, Norwest

This diploma qualification delivers skills for advocacy and managing clients as well as working in a supervisory capacity to create and run community programs.

  • $15,900*

    + $600 fees

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    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Glebe

    • July 2017

    • Full time (48 weeks)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (48 weeks)

  • Norwest

    • July 2017

    • Full time (48 weeks)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (48 weeks)

*Verified June 27, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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Entry Requirements
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One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Aboriginal Housing Worker
  • Aboriginal Neighbourhood House Coordinator
  • Assistant Community Services Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Case Coordinator (Community Services)
  • Case Coordinator (Disability)
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Community Care Manager
  • Community Development Worker for Social Housing
  • Community Housing Resources Worker
  • Community Housing Worker
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Community Work Coordinator
  • Community Worker
  • Coordinator of Volunteer Work
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Early Intervention Worker
  • Family Services Coordinator
  • Family Support Worker
  • Housing Assistant
  • Housing Manager
  • Pastoral Care Counsellor
  • Pastoral Care Worker
  • Senior Youth Worker
  • Support Facilitator (Community Services)
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Team Leader
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Youth Housing Support Worker
  • Community Recreation Coordinator

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Community Services with Bedford College, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

8 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and implement service programs

  • Develop workplace communication strategies

  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

  • Manage and promote diversity

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

  • Manage work health and safety

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Established in 1944, Bedford College (formerly Baptist College) is a not-for-profit christian college with courses in business, child care and comunity services.

Learning is mainly face-to-face and open to domestic and international students of all backgrounds and faiths. There are two Sydney-based campuses, located in Glebe and Baulkham Hills.

Of note, the college has an online learning system with the curriculum of every unit of study for all courses available on the web.

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