Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)

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Course Description

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$6000

Average Duration

12 months

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Nationally Recognised Training

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

54.2% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Homelessness Support Worker$1,250 weekly pay
Case Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Child Safety Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Housing Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Family Support Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Family Relationship Counsellor$1,150 weekly pay

Subjects

Please enquire with a course provider for a list of course subjects.

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

ACT Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

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ACT User Choice

User Choice Funding is a national funding scheme that subsidises the cost of an Australian Apprenticeship. The level of funding varies by state, and in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) the subsidies are paid directly to the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who delivers the training.

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NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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QLD Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills Program enables eligible students living in Queensland to access subsidised training. The Queensland Government provides funding for Certificate IV or higher level qualifications within priori-ty skill sets.

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WA Jobs and Skills

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

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