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Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

  • Qualification:

    Diploma + Advanced Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    18 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Selmar Institute of Education (RTO 121531)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Project Manager | Area Manager | Community Services Manager | Centre Director | 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 Selmar Institute of Education, is the ideal course for leaders in the community and health sectors who wish to pursue senior management roles.

Throughout this course, you'll learn upper management skills that will enable you to get the most out of the team you lead. Some of the areas you'll cover include building and maximising team performance; effective recruiting, coaching and performance management of staff; managing diversity with staff and stakeholders; ethics in the workplace; managing finances and accounts; and working to a business model.

This 18-month course is delivered via one-on-one workplace training, available to anyone currently working within the industry who wishes to broaden their skills and pursue higher-level positions.


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

  • Hold a qualification at Diploma level or above relevant to work in the community sector or have sufficient experience and knowledge of community work or service; AND
  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet the standards for Advanced Diploma level study.

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
  • CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
  • BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBFIM601 - Manage finances
  • CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP004 - Promote and represent the service
  • CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
  • BSBHRM512 - Develop and manage performance management processes
Selmar Institute of Education Get nationally recognised and fully accredited in child care, aged and disability care or business when you study with leading Australian training organisation, Selmar Institute of Education.

Their bespoke training programs include up-to-date content, expert industry facilitators and practical real-world experience – all to get you on your way to a rewarding, prosperous career.
Join a vibrant, caring education institute who have a genuine passion for helping others and providing you with a premium education experience.

As a student a Selmar Institute of Education you’ll receive access to a range of services including language, literacy and numeracy support, career advice and the opportunity to join their Alumni club – just to name a few.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC62015) from Selmar Institute of Education.

Graduates are prepared to pursue upper-level roles as managers or directors in the community and health sectors, as well as the early childhood industry.

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

  • Project Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • Centre Director
  • Coordinator (Large Organisation)
  • Community Care Manager
  • Manager (Small Agency/Service)
  • Community Development Manager
  • Program Area Manager
  • Community Education Manager
  • Volunteer Program Manager

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Selmar Institute of Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

  • Government Funding may be available to students in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales
  • Upfront payment can be made via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Catalyst Plus Interest-Free Student Loans may be available to eligible students

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