CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

 

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Career opportunities for this role include:

  • Case worker or manager
  • Community services worker
  • Community worker
  • Group facilitator / coordinator

 

Delivery modes

Blended Learning (combination of class based and Zoom sessions) – In order to meet NSW Health recommendations on social distancing in the workplace, Essential Skills Training has adopted a blended learning approach. Theory based units will be delivered as online Zoom sessions. Practical units that require the physical demonstration/observation of skills will still be scheduled as in-class workshops. All students will be scanned with a non-contact infrared thermometer upon arrival. Classrooms and thoroughfares are regularly sanitized with risk management practices in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all staff and students. (Next intake 2021)

Distance Learning –  Learning materials and assessments are issued to students in hard copy or via email to study in their own space with access to trainers and administration support via; phone, email or scheduled support sessions.

Online – Enrol at anytime! Students can access learning materials and submit their assessments via our online learning management system (Axcelerate). Support will be offered via ZOOM web conference sessions, and monthly phone support from a dedicated trainer.

 

Pre-entry requirements
A competent level of literacy and numeracy is required to complete this qualification.

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Cost

Full course cost – $7,000
NSW Smart and Skilled Subsidised – $4,420 up to $4,970
VIC Skills First

* Payment plans are available

 

Upcoming Courses

Course Start Date Course End Date Location
04/03/2021 30/06/2022 Essential Skills Training and Recruitment
06/10/2021 30/04/2023 Essential Skills Training and Recruitment

 

Further study

On completion of this qualification you may like to further your education and job prospects by completing any of the following qualifications.

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management