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Diploma of Community Services

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Course details

CRICOS course code: 091282J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

With a Diploma of Community Services, you can graduate with the knowledge and skills to be a valued professional worker in the community service industry. Upon completion of the course, you will have gained the theoretical and ethical foundation required to prepare you for a meaningful and stimulating career. This may include working in areas such as child and family services, domestic violence, employment support, community development, and migrant services, among others.

Course Structure:

To receive this qualification, you must complete 16 units: 8 core and 8 electives. The course is conducted in 8 terms, each comprising 10 weeks, exclusive of holidays. You will attend college 20 hours per week.

The Diploma of Community Services at Stott’s College requires 400 hours of supervised Fieldwork Placement.

Units

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

CHCDEV001 Confirm Client Development Status

CHCCSM005 Develop, Facilitate and Review all Aspects of Case Management

CHCCCS004 Assess Coexisting Needs

CHCADV002 Provide Advocacy and Representation Services

CHCCDE011 Implement Community Development Strategies

CHCCSL001 Establish and Confirm the Counselling Relationship

CHCMHS001 Work with People with Mental Health Issues

CHCDFV006 Counsel Clients Affected by Domestic and Family Violence

Course Outcomes:

For pathway students, upon completion of the course, students will be exempted 8 units in Bachelor of Community Services at Stott’s.

Occupational titles for graduates with this qualification may include:

  • Welfare Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Migrant Resource Worker
  • Community Based Corrections Officer
  • Lifestyle Coordinator

This Careers link explores the relevant career options for the Diploma and Bachelor of Community Services. Note, the 3rd ring equals a diploma level qualification and the 4th ring equals a Bachelor qualification. For more information regarding your potential career outcomes please contact one of our experienced course advisors.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 10,000 Per Year Read moreTuition fee: 9,000 (2nd year); Materials: 400
Start date: 12 July 2021
27 September 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane Campus

225 St Pauls Terrace
Brisbane Queensland 4006
Australia

Entry criteria

18 years or older

Completion of Year 12 studies or equivalent

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Address

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