This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
If you're looking to take your community services career to new heights, and would like a qualification that reflects your years of experience, this online CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services is the ideal course for you.
Offered by Conwal Institute in partnership with Study Group Australia, the course will equip you with the higher level skills required to work in mid-weight to senior management roles. You'll be trained to implement community development strategies, conduct complex assessments and referrals, and effectively advocate and represent your service agency. You'll also be taught how to facilitate a counselling relationship with clients, support clients in their decision-making, and monitor all aspects of case management. Enquire now to reach your career potential!
Students will be required to complete a minimum 100-hour work placement in a community services organisation. Students should note that they may be required to undergo a Working with Children Check.
To be eligible to apply for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Provide proof that they have successfully completed Year 12 in Australia; OR
Hold at least a certificate IV in any discipline*; OR
Achieve an Exit Level 3 or above score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and numeracy
* This option is not available for students who wish to apply for a VET FEE-HELP loan.
Areas of study
In this community services work course, the units of competencyyou may study include:
CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety
CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCSL002 - Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCCSL003 - Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions
CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals and the health system
CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support process
Upon successful completion of this qualification you will be issued with a nationally recognised certificate forCHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services by Study Group Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 5806). By studying this course you'll have the skills and knowledge to seek work as a:
Community services worker
If you complete only part of the qualification you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the units of competency you have completed successfully.
This qualification will be delivered and assessed on behalf of Study Group Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 5806) by Conwal and Associates (RTO 31190). Study Group Australia is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.
The current price of this course is $18,000.
Alternatively, payment plans are available.
You will be provided with the opportunity to withdraw without payment, if you decide that this course isn't right for you.
You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
RTO 31190 Focused on providing interactive and engaging courses, Conwal Institute has a wealth of experience in the online learning space. With over 70 nationally recognised qualifications, Conwal students have access to an intuitive social learning platform, and hundreds of video courses. Partnering up with a number of universities, Conwal also offers their students the chance to progress to a university degree with up to 1.5 years’ credit.
Committed to excellence in education, Conwal Institute offers students a tailored learning experience and a variety of employment outcomes. Students are offered support and training from industry professionals with at least 5 years’ practical experience and free access to hundreds of video courses to enhance their learning experience. As a student of Conwal you have ongoing student support via email, phone or live chat, and be able to engage with your fellow students and tutors through Conwal’s interactive social learning platform.
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