Brighton College

CHC52015 Diploma of Community services

Brighton College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102359J

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, coordinating and/or delivering of person-centered services to individuals, groups and communities.

At this level, workers have specialized 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.

Course Structure

Total Units 16 Core Units 8 Elective Units 8

  • 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
  • CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies
  • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
  • CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status

Occupational Outcome(s)

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in community service sector. Such as:

  • Case Coordinator
  • Community service coordinator
  • Early intervention worker
  • Program coordinator or manager
  • Social welfare worker

University Pathways:

Successful completion of the Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Graduate Diploma level qualification at Brighton College enables you to you automatically enter the second year of your chosen relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree qualification at Torrens University.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 10 July 2023
02 October 2023
Duration: 78 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brighton College

Brisbane Campus
Unit 2 and 3, 15 Anderson Street Brisbane Queensland 4006

Entry criteria

International students must be at least 18 years of age
International students must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12
These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).

International students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
  • the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.


Brighton College
Brisbane Campus
Unit 2 and 3, 15 Anderson Street Brisbane Queensland 4006