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GOVERNMENT-FUNDED

Skills First Funding – (Eligibility Applies)
Materials fee cost of ($400) may apply

Course Code

CHC52015

DURATION

2 years

STUDY MODE

Online

Training Provider

ITHEA

Potential Employment Opportunities

Occupations may include Child Welfare Officer, Residential Carer (Child Protection), Social Housing Coordinator, and Community Services Case Manager.

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT

100 hrs

Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

COURSE OVERVIEW

The CHC52015 Diploma in Community Services course engages students in a study of the responsibilities that community services, case management and social housing workers keep, when managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Through the CHC52015 Diploma in Community Services programme, students will learn the specialised skills involved in community services and working autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Diploma in Community Services students will understand how workers provide direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Successful completion of the Diploma in Community Services course provides students with access to work opportunities within the wider scope of community services work.

Entry Requirements

  • To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at a Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of the registered training provider –and be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must have good word processing and email skills as well as the ability to download and upload documents and information.

Delivery

We offer students the flexibility of online learning delivery. All students will require a personal computer, with access to the Internet, to successfully complete their studies. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, class activities, observation, role plays, case studies and projects.

Practical Placement Requirements

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete at least 100 hours of practical work placement.

Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in a relevant community service delivery setting, involving, for example, direct client work or community education or development. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students are required to find their own practical placement; however, the students will be provided with the Host employment documents for this purpose.

Students must have a current National Police Check and a Working with Children Check prior to attending placement.

Employment Growth

Upon successful graduation from the Diploma of Community Services course, students may pursue work opportunities in roles that require the supervision of other workers and volunteers, or in those requiring case management; programme coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

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