Study a Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) and gain a specialised skill set that allows you to provide direct support to individuals, groups and communities.
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
Diploma of Community Services
The Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) equips you with the relevant skills to support individuals and communities. Analyse a client’s needs and coordinate case management within a diverse sector, including youth services, child protection, and family welfare. Demand for skilled welfare support workers is growing. Take the first step to begin a career in this exciting industry today.
Career paths include:
- Support Worker
- Case Worker
- Welfare Worker
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCSL002 – Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCDIV003 – Manage and promote diversity
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS007 – Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs
CHCMGT005 – Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCCOM003 – Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCSL001 – Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSM005 – Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDEV002 – Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCAOD004 – Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drug issues
HLTWHS004 – Manage work health and safety
Balance your studies around existing work and personal priorities with a combination of online learning, personal training support, face-to-face workshops and work placement.
These are compulsory and are an integral component of your program. Workshops provide an opportunity to apply and practice what you have learned in a supportive and encouraging environment, as you prepare for your practical assessments.
There are four 1-day workshops that are held in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Travel and accommodation expenses to attend these workshops are the responsibility of the student.
You are required to complete at least 100 hours of practical work in a community services workplace that is approved by Entamio. This practical placement is scheduled
to begin after Workshop 1.
Students must provide evidence that they hold a current working with children check prior to the commencement of the work placement.
The course duration is approximately 17 months (68 weeks) with the ability to fast track studies if you have the desire and capability to do so. You may apply for an extension of your anticipated completion date up to a maximum course duration of 24 months.
- Must be 18 years or older
- If accessing VET FEE-HELP, the potential student must be able to satisfy at least one of the following options:
- Can provide Senior Secondary School Certificate (For information on replacement Year 12 Certificate click here) or
- Complete LLN at or above exit level 3 in Reading and Numeracy
(CHC52015) Diploma of Community Services (RTO Code: 5806)
Entamio proudly delivers this course on behalf of Study Group Australia*. Entamio will deliver your training and work with you to achieve your study goals. Study Group is the registered training organisation that will issue the qualifications.
* Study Group Australia Pty Limited (RTO Code: 5806), 119 Charlotte St, Brisbane 4000
$22,900 – This course is VET FEE HELP approved.
Entamio provides an instalment plan that allows you to spread your tuition fees over the duration of the course. You may also be eligible to apply for VET FEE-HELP. This is a Commonwealth Government student loan, with repayments made through the taxation system once you reach a certain income level. For more information, please refer to Entamio’s website: www.entamio.com/vet-fee-help.
Access to VET FEE-HELP is made available through Study Group Australia who is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider.