Hunter TAFE

Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015

Study Online

Ourimbah, Hamilton, Glendale

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

  • $4,420*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Ourimbah

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Glendale

    • January 17, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Hamilton

    • January 30, 2017

    • Self paced (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Self paced (12 months)

*Verified January 22, 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
100 hours

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 Hunter TAFE, 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.

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

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
568
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions