|Qualification Name||Diploma of Community Services|
|Course Duration:||Over a 52 weeks period|
|Study Mode:||Blended delivery (Full-time or Part-time)|
|Tuition Fee:||This course is subsidised through SA Government WorkReady and New South Wales Government (Smart and Skill) for eligible participants. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. Check your eligibility for WorkReady at www.skills.sa.gov.au Check your eligibility for Smart and Skill at www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au|
|Tuition Gap Fee:||$450.00 (student Contribution)|
|Fee for Service:||$6,500 (Self-funded)|
This qualification reflects the role of community services,case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, coordinating 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 may also have responsibility for the supervision of other employees.volunteers and or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.
To achieve this qualification, the students must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Workplace visits are scheduled where our IIBIT trainer has direct contact with the candidate and employer to provide the relevant training. Competency is demonstrated following completion of assessment tasks administered by our trainer in the workplace that is aligned to the scope of work required for the qualification. IIBIT will ensure employers have the relevant physical resources and equipment necessary for training and assessment.
Students will be employed in the community services sector(aged, disability or youth services) either by a service provider or a government agency. This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification, the student can also opt to pursue higher studies in Counselling, Community welfare, and Social work.
(Workshops + self-directed online learning)
This delivery mode includes 9 x 2-day workshops covering key theoretical concepts and practical elements using small group and individual learning activities. Workshops are delivered at appropriate intervals as agreed. Each workshop is followed by a period in which the student undertakes self-directed learning including work on the completion of learning activities and preparation of assessment tasks. Workshop details are covered in the study plan.
To achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency. Workplace visits are scheduled where our IIBIT trainer has direct contact with the student and employer to provide the relevant training. Competency is demonstrated following completion of assessment tasks administered by our trainer in the workplace that is aligned to the scope of work required for the qualification. IIBIT will ensure employers have the relevant physical resources and equipment necessary for training and assessment.
16 competency units are required to attain Diploma of Community Services - CHC52015
8 Core units plus and 8 Elective units
We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||core/Elective|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs||core|
|CHCCOM003||Develop workplace communication strategies||core|
|CHCDEV002||Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services||core|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity||core|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||core|
|CHCMGT005||Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processess||core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||core|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety||core|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status||Elective|
|CHCCSM005||Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management||Elective|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Elective|
|CHCADV002||Provide advocacy and representation services||Elective|
|CHCCDE012||Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes||Elective|
|BSBLDR511||Develop and use emotional intelligence||Elective|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs||Elective|
|CHCCSL007||Support counselling clients in decision-making processes||Elective|