Chisholm Institute

Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015

Dandenong, Frankston

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

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Community Services with Chisholm Institute

  • $7,876*

    + $245 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • $14,418*

    + $245 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

*Verified June 21, 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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How it works

Entry Requirements
Police check, Interview, Working with children, Information session

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

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
480 hours
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

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 Chisholm Institute, 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
    CHCCCS007

  • Develop workplace communication strategies
    CHCCOM003

  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
    CHCDEV002

  • Manage and promote diversity
    CHCDIV003

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
    CHCMGT005

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Manage work health and safety
    HLTWHS004

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Work within a structured counselling framework
    CHCCSL501A

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Promote community awareness of domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV404C

  • Undertake research activities
    CHCPOL403C

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions