Melbourne City Campus
168 Exhibition Street Melbourne Victoria 3000
CRICOS course code: 091282J
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
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.
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.
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
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
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:
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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Brisbane Campus225 St Pauls Terrace
18 years or older
Completion of Year 12 studies or equivalent
IELTS 5.5 or equivalent