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CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$5,904 (2019)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$2,128 (2019)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$976 (2019)

UNITS/CREDITS

16 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Completion of the requirements for CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services may lead to further study options in the Social Sciences including Bachelor of Social Work. Career opportunities include work positions in the fields of Community Services, i.e. Mental Health services, Child Protection services, Alcohol and Other Drug services, Domestic Violence services, Youth Services.

This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centered services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services. At this level, workers may be autonomous within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Standard Course Structure

Study Modes: RPL/RCC/Credit, Online
Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Core
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDEV002Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
Elective
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCCS019Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Additional Electives
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM006Provide case management supervision
CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements

Online

2019 MarchOnline Available
2019 JulyOnline Available
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Domestic Students If you are not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, or United States of America you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Information on English Language Proficiency requirements is available here.

Mandatory placement checks are a requirement for this course, as per CQUni Immunisation Policy.  Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
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Fee for service$5,904 (2019)
Subsidised full fee$2,128 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$976 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$369 (2019)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$133 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$61 (2019)
No information available at this time.

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