This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.
At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services consists of 16 units of competency made up of 8 core units and 8 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 120 hour work placement.
Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry.
Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC52015 before being considered for inclusion.
The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English, commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.
Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.
Due to COVID-19 the current flu shot is required.
Support is available to students by phone, email or through appointment based face to face meetings.
Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.
The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills fact sheet click here
You must be an existing worker in the Community Services industry to access Higher Level Skills funding for this qualification.
9 months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.
Next course commencement
External: HANMAC is currently accepting external enrolments in this qualification for 2020.
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