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Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015

Shepparton, Wangaratta

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 gotafe

  • $9,819*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Shepparton

    • January 2017

    • Part time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (10 months)

  • Wangaratta

    • January 2017

    • Part time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (10 months)

  • $10,020*

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  • Full price

    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Shepparton

    • January 2017

    • Part time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (10 months)

  • Wangaratta

    • January 2017

    • Part time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (10 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Certificate IV or higher, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Working with children

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

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 gotafe, 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.

  • Provide advocacy and representation services
    CHCADV002

  • Assess co-existing needs
    CHCCCS004

  • Implement community development strategies
    CHCCDE011

  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
    CHCCSL001

  • Coordinate complex case requirements
    CHCCSM004

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

  • Undertake case management in a child protection framework
    CHCCSM007

  • Confirm client developmental status
    CHCDEV001

Course Provider

GOTAFE offers real world learning experiences, flexible hands-on training and a wide range of accredited courses across regional Victoria.

The largest tertiary education provider in Northern Victoria, they offer over 250 courses to almost 20,000 enrolled students.

The strength of GOTAFE lies in their experienced, skilled and innovative staff who provide training and skills development to students, industry clients and the wider community through innovative, customised and quality assured training programs.

Registered
1996
Courses
304
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions