CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (CRICOS104831G)

Vocational Course

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (CRICOS 104831G)

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services comprises 16 units packaged as: 8 core units PLUS 8 elective units.  

Course Duration

  • This course is delivered over 40 tuition weeks + term breaks.
  • Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + Self-study component.
  • Overseas students are required to be enrolled in a full-time course to undertake study for VET courses, a full-time course is a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week

Study Modes

  • VET courses are a “blended delivery” combining interactive/face-to-face classes, guided research, class group activities, theory research tutorial, project work & research, and independent learning with academic support resources tutorial available.
  • Academic support resources tutorial is available on the course scheduled days during school terms at CCEB.
  • One on one student support is available by appointment only

Course Content

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services comprises 16 units packaged as: 8 core units PLUS 8 elective units.  CCEB will offer the following core and elective units:

Core Units

CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
Core 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

Elective Units

CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAOD004 Provide alcohol and other drug withdrawal services
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
BSBOPS504 Manage risk
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

Course Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in related field
  • Applicants are to be over the age of 18
  • Applicants should have reasonable computer skills including the ability to use and access to the internet
  • English Proficiency:
    IELTS 5.0
    Or
    Completion of CCEB Upper Intermediate level
    Or
    B2 Level of CEFR – Common European Framework
    Or
    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, applicants completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while applicants held a student visa 

Vocational Placement Requirements

Completing placement is compulsory for this course.
Students are required to complete 120 hours of vocational placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.

Applicants will be made aware of the legal obligations CCEB is under to ensure that students can only be placed when they have successfully completed a Federal Police Check and the Working with Children Check (Blue Card application). Also depending on the work placement organisation which accepts students, there may be a request that students undertake the influenza vaccination and additional vaccinations to protect students, residents, clients, and their staff from contracting communicable illnesses. Students will be advised about this by the organisation. Any additional fees are at students own cost.

This will be processed and only once a satisfactory response is received will participants be allowed to commence their work placement.

Cost

Tuition Fee: $9,500
Materials Fee: $250
Enrolment Fee: $300

Term payment plans available.
Please familiarise yourself with CCEB’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Intake Dates

2021:

  • 5 October

2022:

  • 24 January
  • 19 April
  • 11 July
  • 4 October

Career Opportunities

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Direct Care Worker
  • Home Help Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Support Worker

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however CCEB policies, tuition fees and course content are subject to change without notice. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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