Female community worker shaking hands with senior citizen

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services delivered by MyPath Education will assist students in developing the skills and understanding needed for them to act as a genuine agent of change in the community and through the course students will understand developmental, social and cultural contexts, as well as learn the skills to support the social, psychological, welfare and protection needs of the community.

What you will learn in the Diploma of Community Services

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.

Successful completion requires 16 units inclusive of 8 core units + 8 electives and 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Pricing starts from just $295* if you are eligible, potential students must be working in the industry to access Higher level skills funding.

Job Opportunities available upon successful completion of the Diploma of Community Services

After successfully completing this course you will have the opportunity to seek employment in the following roles:

  • Community Services Case Manager
  • Child Welfare Officer
  • Residential Care (Child Protection)
  • Social Housing Coordinator

For more information on the job opportunities mentioned above check out the What Jobs Can I Get with a Diploma of Community Services? Also call us on 07 3489 7777 or fill in the form below

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