Brisbane College of Australia

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Brisbane College of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 089999A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

This qualification is suited to those seeking to build on their qualifications and experience and gain a community services role involving service delivery, direct client work, community education or development projects. It is ideally suited to people who wish to gain knowledge and theory in substantial depth. Workers at this level operate at an advanced skill level and may have responsibility for the supervision of other staff and volunteers. The course consists of 16 units of competency in areas such as case management, social housing, working with people with disabilities, working with children and young people, community development, working with people with alcohol and other drug issues and working with people with mental health issues.

Career and study pathway

After completing the Diploma of Community Services students may gain employment as an assessor, case coordinator/ worker/manager, client service assessor, community services worker/coordinator, family services coordinator, early intervention worker, family support worker, group facility/coordinator, pastoral care counselor/manager, program coordinator/ manager, senior youth officer/chaplain, social welfare worker, or support facilitator. Students can also gain credit towards a university degree such as Bachelor of Human Services.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a Diploma of Community Services will be issued. Students will gain a substantial knowledge and depth in a variety of community services areas. Students may continue onto the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or gain a position as a coordinator, manager or worker.

Program Structure

All units of competency are to be taught separately due to the wide range of possible combinations available. This allows for students to choose units which do not overlap with other units they have chosen, or have already completed.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 14,250 for the entire course; Textbook fee: 550
Start date: 12 April 2021
12 July 2021
05 October 2021
Duration: 70 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane College of Australia

160 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 9,650 Per Year Read moreTextbook fee: 550
Start date: 12 April 2021
12 July 2021
05 October 2021
Duration: 52 weeks Read more52 weeks (Intensive)
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane College of Australia

160 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 9,400 Per Year Read more18,800 for entire course; Textbook fee: 650
Start date: 12 April 2021
12 July 2021
05 October 2021
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane College of Australia

160 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

  • IELTS score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (or equivalent)
  • High school certificate OR copy of highest level of qualification

Address

Brisbane College of Australia
160 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia