RMIT University (RMIT)

Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015

Melbourne City

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 RMIT University (RMIT)

  • $4,500*

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    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $9,250*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 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
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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
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 RMIT University (RMIT), 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

  • Develop and provide community projects
    CHCCDE007

  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
    CHCCSL001

  • Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
    CHCCSL002

  • Coordinate complex case requirements
    CHCCSM004

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

  • Undertake case management in a child protection framework
    CHCCSM007

  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV001

  • Work with forced migrants
    CHCSET001

Course Provider

By choosing RMIT, you’re choosing a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise.

RMIT offer you an education that will prepare you for success, expose you to new ideas and equip you with skills and knowledge to transform your future.

At RMIT you will learn how to make a positive and lasting impact in your community. Your degree will be supported by our international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and quality research.

Registered
1995
Courses
261
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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