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Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2
Are you committed to social justice and building stronger communities?
This course enables you to assist individuals and groups to achieve social justice through empowerment, advocacy, communication, community programs and team work.  The Diploma of Community Services  will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to manage the service delivery of community service organisations. You will learn skills in consultation, community program development, group work, advocacy, case management, policy and research. You will also learn skills in the management of finances, work safety and the work environment. You will undertake projects that involve working as part of a team and with the community. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.
Important Information
You must enrol in Semester 1 for the full year and can also undertake the Diploma of Youth Work concurrently.
Work Placement
A work placement must be undertaken as part of this course.
VET FEE HELP : This course IS ELIGIBLE for VET Fee Help.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graduates from this course may have a career as a; Family support worker, Case coordinator, Group facilitator/coordinator, Case worker or manager, Pastoral care counsellor, Client service assessor, Pastoral care manager, Community services worker, Program coordinator or manager, Community worker, Senior youth officer, Coordinator family services, Early intervention worker or a Welfare worker.

Further study opportunities:

University

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Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Duration

2 Semesters (1 Year). Includes the Diploma of Youth Work and Diploma of Counselling.

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and servicesCHCDEV002WG743
Develop and implement service programsCHCCCS007AVC69
Develop workplace communication strategiesCHCCOM003AVC30
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesCHCMGT005AVB71
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Manage work health and safetyHLTWHS004WG741
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
2 Group A Case Management Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCHCCSM005AVC23
4 Group C Statutory & Forensic Child, Youth & Family Welfare Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Establish and confirm the counselling relationshipCHCCSL001AWB39
5 Other Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsCHCCSL002AWB41
Facilitate the counselling relationship and processCHCCSL003AWB40
Recognise and respond to crisis situationsCHCCCS019AVC58
Support counselling clients in decision-making processesCHCCSL007AWB35
6 Imported Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Support young people to take collective actionCHCYTH008WG833
Support youth programsCHCYTH009WG834
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Duration

2 Semesters (1 Year). Includes the Diploma of Youth Work and Diploma of Counselling.

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2017
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Graduates from this course may have a career as a; Family support worker, Case coordinator, Group facilitator/coordinator, Case worker or manager, Pastoral care counsellor, Client service assessor, Pastoral care manager, Community services worker, Program coordinator or manager, Community worker, Senior youth officer, Coordinator family services, Early intervention worker or a Welfare worker.

Further study opportunities:

University

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and servicesCHCDEV002WG743
Develop and implement service programsCHCCCS007AVC69
Develop workplace communication strategiesCHCCOM003AVC30
Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesCHCMGT005AVB71
Manage and promote diversityCHCDIV003AVC07
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Manage work health and safetyHLTWHS004WG741
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
2 Group A Case Management Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCHCCSM005AVC23
4 Group C Statutory & Forensic Child, Youth & Family Welfare Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Establish and confirm the counselling relationshipCHCCSL001AWB39
5 Other Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsCHCCSL002AWB41
Facilitate the counselling relationship and processCHCCSL003AWB40
Recognise and respond to crisis situationsCHCCCS019AVC58
Support counselling clients in decision-making processesCHCCSL007AWB35
6 Imported Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Support young people to take collective actionCHCYTH008WG833
Support youth programsCHCYTH009WG834
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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