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Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

  • Qualification:

    Advanced Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    18 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Royal College of Healthcare (RTO 31994)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    General Manager | Service Manager | Supervisor | View all

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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.

Course Rundown

About this course

The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC62015), offered by Royal College of Healthcare, is the ideal course for leaders in the health and community sectors who wish to pursue management positions.

Throughout the course, you'll develop broader skills across the health and community services industry that are also relevant within the aged care environment. Some of the areas you'll be studying include: building and leading teams and maximising team performance; effective recruiting, coaching and performance management of staff; managing diversity with staff and clients; ethics in the workplace; managing finances and accounts; working to a business model; and government regulations and quality frameworks, including the Aged Care Accreditation Standards.

This course is available to those who currently hold management/supervisory positions within community services organisations. It is delivered directly in the workplace, with email, phone support and further tutorials available on appointment.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Clear a National Police check (students will need to apply online and pay $42); AND
  • Achieve a level of language, literacy and numeracy appropriate for an Advanced Diploma course; AND
  • Be able to handle physical aspects of the role; AND
  • Be emotionally equipped to handle the role; AND
  • Have a passion for caring for the elderly; AND
  • Hold a management/supervisory role within a community sector organisation such as an aged care facility; OR
  • If you are not in a management/supervisory role you will need to have employer support (via an endorsement form) to be able to complete a range of tasks within the workplace.

Funded students must hold a management/supervisory role within a community sector organisation such as an aged care facility.

Areas of study

The units of competencies in this qualification include:

  • BSBMGT608 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCMGT001 - Develop, implement and review quality framework
  • CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team
  • CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP004 - Promote and represent the service
  • BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational change
  • CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
  • BSBFIM601 - Manage finances
  • BSBHRM512 - Develop and manage performance-management processes
Royal College of Healthcare When it comes to quality training in aged care and disability services look to Royal College of Healthcare. Develop your skills in the rapidly growing healthcare industry and join one of Australia’s largest and most rewarding sectors.

Up-to-date courses and outstanding trainers makes Royal College well regarded in the industry and their students in high demand. Commit to making a royal change to your career with a course healthcare!
Royal College is all about helping you achieve your study and career goals! You’ll be allocated a dedicated and expert trainer who will be available via phone, email or face-to-face to offer ongoing support and answer questions.

Their Study Success Program also offers coaches who are able to help students who want extra study assistance as well as preparing you for the job hunt after graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC62015) from Royal College of Healthcare.

Graduates are prepared to pursue higher-level positions, such as service managers, general managers and high level supervisors, in a range of settings within the community sector.

Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • General Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Supervisor

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Royal College of Healthcare offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

  • Upfront payment via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Catalyst Plus Interest Free Student Loans may be available to eligible students
  • Eligible Queensland students may be entitled to subsidies under the Queensland Government's Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding

Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

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