CHC52015

Diploma of Community Services (WA only)

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Diploma of Community Services (WA only)

If you are a compassionate person with good communication skills, and would like to build a rewarding career based on building stronger local communities, then this CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services qualification from Insight Training could be just the thing you're looking for.

This contemporary course is specifically designed to give you all the skills and knowledge required to take on challenges presented in community services roles, as well as the ability to take on more senior and management roles in the sector. You will learn essential skills such as how to analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services, how to develop and implement service programs, how to manage legal and ethical compliance and how to develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management.

The course will allow you to choose an elective specialisation that focuses on one of the important aspects of community work such as drug and alcohol recovery, mental health, disability, youth work or case management. The course also involves 100-120 hours of practical work placement which will allow you to gain crucial practical experience required to hit the ground running once you take on a specific role in the industry.

You have a choice of studying this course online (blended with virtual classes), or by correspondence. Please note that both options still involve the practical work experience component.

This course is government funded through the Jobs and Skills WA program, which applies to eligible WA residents.

This course uses the following delivery methods, please take this into account when assessing course suitability:

  • Blended with virtual classes - you can do the whole course online but you do need to attend some online classes at specific times (a couple of nights per week) with trainers. This study mode is government funded and is the most popular type of study mode used by students at Insight Training.

Please Note: This course is NOT available to people on a 500 or 600 visa.

 

CHC52015 Insight Training Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Diploma
  • Study mode:
    Blended
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Flexible to suit your needs
  • Start date:
  • Awarded by:
    Insight Training (RTO: 32142)
  • Location:
    WA
  • Career Outcomes:
    Community Development Officer | Community Worker | Community Wellness Officer | Community Centre Manager | Indigenous Community Liaison Officer | View All

Course Rundown

If you are a compassionate person with good communication skills, and would like to build a rewarding career based on building stronger local communities, then this CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services qualification from Insight Training could be just the thing you’re looking for.

This contemporary course is specifically designed to give you all the skills and knowledge required to take on challenges presented in community services roles, as well as the ability to take on more senior and management roles in the sector. You will learn essential skills such as how to analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services, how to develop and implement service programs, how to manage legal and ethical compliance and how to develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management.

The course will allow you to choose an elective specialisation that focuses on one of the important aspects of community work such as drug and alcohol recovery, mental health, disability, youth work or case management. The course also involves 100-120 hours of practical work placement which will allow you to gain crucial practical experience required to hit the ground running once you take on a specific role in the industry.

You have a choice of studying this course online (blended with virtual classes), or by correspondence. Please note that both options still involve the practical work experience component.

This course is government funded through the Jobs and Skills WA program, which applies to eligible WA residents.

This course uses the following delivery methods, please take this into account when assessing course suitability:

  • Blended with virtual classes – you can do the whole course online but you do need to attend some online classes at specific times (a couple of nights per week) with trainers. This study mode is government funded and is the most popular type of study mode used by students at Insight Training.

Please Note: This course is NOT available to people on a 500 or 600 visa.

 

Eligibility

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but it is preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

While completing the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services qualification from Insight Training, you will need to complete 16 units comprising of eight core and eight elective units over three terms. Subject you may study include:

Core units:

  • CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
  • CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety

Compulsory Electives:

  • CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • CHCCDE003 - Work within a community development framework
  • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

Generalist Stream - Classroom Based:

  • CHCDIS008 - Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCADV002 - Provide advocacy and representation services
  • CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

Alcohol And Other Drugs Stream - Online Only:

  • CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD009 - Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues

Mental Health Stream - Online Only:

  • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
  • CHCMHS002 - Establish a self-directed recovery relationship

Child And Youth Stream - Online Only:

  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCPRT003 - Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

Disability Stream - Online Only:

  • CHCDIS005 - Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCDIS008 - Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS010 - Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

Case Management Specialisation – Online Only:

  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM004 - Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM006 - Provide case management supervision
  • CHCADV002 - Provide advocacy and representation services

Since its inception in 2010, Insight Training (RTO 32142) has been one of Western Australia’s most respected vocational education and training providers.

Through close consultation with industry leaders, they have been able to help thousands of course attendees with modern and industry-relevant training, and their students have gone on to enjoy successful and fulfilling careers in their chosen fields.

Insight Training offers a huge range online and classroom-based courses in the fields of Aged Care, Early Childhood Education and Care, Community Services, Business & Management, Disability and Retail.

Their campuses in Joondalup, Morley, Rockingham and Rockingham East are well-equipped and provide students with a comfortable and motivating learning environment.

Insight Training trainers are inspiring industry professionals who are committed to providing students with the best opportunity to learn and develop both personally and professionally.

Insight Training features an unparalleled student support program that is designed to ensure that all students can achieve optimum success in a minimum amount of time, and that after graduation they have all the skills and confidence required to commence employment or progress their careers in their chosen sectors.

Many of the courses offered qualify for government subsidies which mean that students will not be placed under financial stress, and Insight Training offers a number of easy payment plans that make it even easier for students to complete their courses without a major impact on their lifestyles.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Western Australia: Joondalup, Morley, Rockingham Shopping Centre, Rockingham (East)

You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services qualification from Insight Training.

You will be fully equipped to take on more senior or management roles within community services sector, and will be able to competently perform in a range of different roles available nationally.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

This course is government-subsidised under the WA government's Jobs and Skills WA program which applies to eligible WA residents.

For full fee paying students, Insight Training offers an up-front payment option, or a number of easy payment plans.

Please enquire now to see if you qualify for government funding or to find out about Insight Training's payment plans and course fees.