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.
This online Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) course, offered through Open Colleges in partnership with Integrated Care & Management Training, is a nationally recognised accreditation that will qualify you to work in the community services sector.
The course has a strong focus on equipping students with advocacy and case management skills, enabling them to work with a variety of complex clients and cases.Through the course's comprehensive syllabus, students will be given a mix of theoretical and practical skills. Students will learn how to support community leadership, provide intervention strategies for clients with mental health and drug issues, and identify children at risk.
The structured workplace learning component will also give students the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job training. Upon completion of the course, graduates will be able to work in roles such as social welfare worker, case manager and family services coordinator.
As part of this course you must complete 160 hours of structured workplace learning, supervised by a qualified staff member.
To be eligible for this course you must:
Have successfully completed English at Year 12 level; OR
Have successfully completed a nationally recognised training qualification at certificate III or higher; OR
Have at least three years' experience in a role that requires written communication and documentation.
Areas of study
In this community services course, the subjects you will study include:
CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety
CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDEV001 - Confirm client developmental status
CHCCW503A - Work intensively with clients
CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) from Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (90197).
This online Diploma of Community Services course offered through Open Colleges will equip you with the skills and qualifications to work in the rewarding field of community services. By completing this course you'll not only expand your skillset and knowledgebase, but also greatly improve your career prospects and potential. Graduates from this course go on to work in a variety of roles and contexts. You'll be qualified to work as a:
RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.
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