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Diploma of Community Service

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The CHC52021 Diploma of Community Service is a nationally recognised qualification that reflects the role of

Key details

Degree Type
52 weeks full-time
Course Code
CHC52021, 113955
Intake Months
Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
Domestic Fees
$12,000 per year / $15,250 total
International Fees
$12,000 per year / $15,250 total

About this course

CHC52021 Diploma of Community Service

The CHC52021 Diploma of Community Service is a nationally recognised qualification that reflects the role of
community services workers involved in the delivery, management and coordination of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously within their scope of practice under broad directions from senior management.

Workers support people to make change in their lives to improve personal and social wellbeing and may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers. They may also undertake case management and program coordination.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Entry requirements

English Requirement: * IELTS (Academic) Score of 6.0 (no band score less than 5.5).

* PTE Academic Minimum Level 52.

* Completion of General English at Advanced (EAP) Level.

Study locations


Course structure

Units of Competency

Legend: ""C"" stands for Core and ""E"" stands for Elective

a) CHCCCS007-Develop and implement service programs
b) CHCCCS019-Recognise and respond to crisis situations
c) CHCCCSM013-Facilitate and review case management
d) CHCDEV005-Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
e) CHCDFV001-Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
f) CHCDIV001-Work with diverse people
g) CHCDIV002-Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
h) CHCLEG003-Manage legal and ethical compliance
i) CHCMGT005-Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
j) CHCPRP003-Reflect on and improve own professional practice
k) HLTWHS003-Maintain work health and safety
l) BSBPEF401-Manage personal health and wellbeing
m) CHCADV002-Provide advocacy and representation services
n) CHCCOM003-Develop workplace communication strategies
o) CHCDIS015-Develop workplace communication strategies
p) CHCDIV003-Manage and promote diversity
q) CHCGRP002-Plan and conduct group activities
r) CHCMGT003-Lead the work team

CHCMHS001-Work with people with mental health issues