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Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

 

Do you want to make a real difference?

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a program coordinator, early intervention worker, or case manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, developing and managing community programs, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, managing service delivery, developing policy and research, coordinating volunteers, developing and maintaining professional networks, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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  • Possible career options for graduates are Welfare Worker, Youth Worker, Developmental Worker, Home Care worker, Family Carer or Nursing Assistant. Graduates are able to work in aged care homes, youth shelters, State Government Family and Community Service Agencies, youth centres, aboriginal communities, community centres and local councils. Working for oneself through contract community work is possible also.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

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Course Overview

Where Armadale
Bentley
Murdoch
Peel
Duration

Two semesters full-time

HowContinuous Enrolment
Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Online
Part Time
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

8 Electives Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse client information for service planning and deliveryCHCDEV003WG744
Develop and implement policyCHCPOL002AVB51
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCHCPRP001AVB49
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCHCCSM005AVC23
Meet community information needsCHCINM002AVB93
Provide advocacy and representation servicesCHCADV002AVC95
Provide systems advocacy servicesCHCADV005AVC92
Research and apply evidence to practiceCHCPOL003AVB50
8 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and servicesCHCDEV002WG743
Develop and implement service programsCHCCCS007AVC69
Develop workplace communication strategiesCHCCOM003AVC30
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesCHCMGT005AVB71
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Manage work health and safetyHLTWHS004WG741
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
How to apply

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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