Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) (CHC52008)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CHC52008
Study mode: Flexible
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy
Duration: 12 months full-time or part-time equivalent
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) (RTO 0500)

About this course

The accredited Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) program offered through SEEK Learning will give you skills and training in a variety of areas important for effective case management. Studying this accredited course, you will learn about service coordination, communication, networking, risk management and occupational health and safety.

You will also learn how to address individual client needs and work within a legal and ethical framework to promote high quality case management.

As a part of this course, you will be required to attend three days of compulsory case management workshops held at the ACAP campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

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Eligibility

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have completed year 12, or equivalent

OR

  • Be eligible for mature age entry

OR

  • Satisfactorily complete the VET Entry Assessment

Areas of study

In this diploma program, you will learn about:

  • Facilitating case management
  • Communication skills and relationships
  • Working with clients from diverse cultures
  • Managing clients with complex needs
  • Understanding client developmental status
  • Improving skills to support client self-management
  • Analyse client information
  • Understanding mental health issues and recovery processes
  • Improving professional practice

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How will this course advance my career?

Upon completion of this course, you will have the education and training to pursue a career in a case management role in the community services sector. You will be eligible to work in a range of different community services, including family support services, sexual health and family planning services, women’s health centres, outreach services, drug rehabilitation services, refugee support services and youth centres.

How else will I benefit from this diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) CHC52008 from the Australian College of Applied Psychology.
  • Available to study online or by correspondence.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Course materials provided.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • You will receive advanced standing for your study if you choose to apply for ACAP’s Bachelor of Applied Social Science.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident and full-time student over 25 years of age, you may qualify to receive Austudy/Abstudy or Youth Allowance. To find out if you are eligible for financial assistance fill out an enquiry form below.

Student support

You will have access to a wide range of student support options, including the Student Resource Centre and student support counsellors as well as professional lecturers with extensive knowledge and skills in their field.

If you study online/by correspondence you will also have assistance from a dedicated support person by phone or email.

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