CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

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Course Overview

The Diploma of Community Services is suitable for students seeking careers in community services, case management or social housing and delivering services to individuals, groups and communities. The Diploma qualification is divided into three specialisations, covering units of competency in Case Management, Social Housing and Statutory and Forensic Child, Youth and Family Welfare depending on the specialisation selected by the student.

Accreditation

Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months

Work Placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Therapy and Counseling

Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Community Corrections Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Community Development Worker$1,150 weekly pay
Family Support Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Housing Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Outreach Worker$1,150 weekly pay
Senior Support Worker$1,150 weekly pay
Social Worker$1,150 weekly pay
Welfare Worker$1,150 weekly pay
Youth Justice Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Support Worker$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Community Development Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Psychotherapist$1,450 weekly pay
Counsellor$1,450 weekly pay
Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner$1,920 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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These course providers offer the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services:

Upskilled
Online
UNE Partnerships
Online
National College Australia
Online
Kirana Colleges
Online
Australia-International Institute of Workplace Training
On Campus
Strategix
Online / On Campus
TMG College Australia
On Campus
Access Skills Training
On Campus
Hammond Institute
Online / On Campus
Kangan Institute
On Campus
Celtic Training
Online / On Campus
Industry Skills Training
On Campus
Bendigo TAFE
Online / On Campus