CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services (CRICOS 113128M)

Vocational Course

CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services (CRICOS 113128M)

Qualification Description

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.

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 and research, and independent learning with academic support resources available.
  • Academic support resourcesis available on the course scheduled days during school terms at CCEB.
  • One on one student support is available by appointment only

 

Assessments

A range of a assessments are employed for this training program and the type of assessment is dependent on the nature of the unit of competency.  Assessments include demonstrations, observations, projects, presentations, knowledge tests, reports and interviews

Course Content

This course comprises 20 units packaged as 12 core units plus 8 elective units.  CCEB will offer the following core and elective units:

Core Units 
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSM013 Facilitate and review case management
CHCDEV005 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Elective Units
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
CHCADV004 Represent organisation in court or tribunal
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCSM009 Facilitate goal-directed planning
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team

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 200 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: $400
Enrolment Fee: $300

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

Intake Dates

2024:

· 22 January (completed enrolments must be submitted by 8/12/23)
· 15 April (completed enrolments must be submitted by 15/03/24)
· 8 July (completed enrolments must be submitted by 7/06/24)
· 30 September (completed enrolments must be submitted by 30/08/24)

2025:

· 28 January (completed enrolments must be submitted by 6/12/24)
· 22 April (completed enrolments must be submitted by 22/03/25)
· 14 July (completed enrolments must be submitted by 13/06/25)
· 7 October (completed enrolments must be submitted by 6/09/25)

VET CALENDAR (2022-2025)

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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