Community Services & Youth Work

Diploma of Community Services

INTAKES

Monthly

NUMBER OF UNITS

16

DURATION

52 weeks

STUDY MODE

Online & On Campus

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

100 hours

ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Available

DOMESTIC FEES

$4,500

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

CHC52015 / 0101718

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

This qualification is designed to prepare you for undertaking case management, teaching the skills involved in managing, co-ordinating and delivering of person-centred services to individuals.

About This Course:

This course provide a comprehensive knowledge along with hands-on experiences in the community service area. It helps students to find jobs in the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services. At this level, workers have specialised 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, and may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management,  plus undertaking program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

This course has a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.

What You’ll Learn:

  • high-level communication skills
  • develop strategies to work with at-risk groups within the community
  • gain valuable research skills
  • work within legal and ethical frameworks
  • the industry knowledge you need to succeed in the community sector
  • confidence and skills to seek employment as a case manager or community services worker

Career Outcomes

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Course Details

CORE UNIT

Course Code
Name
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 UNIT

Course Code
Name
CHCADV002
Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCAOD004
Assess needs of client with alcohol and drugs issues
CHCCCS004
Assess co-existing needs
CHCCSM004
Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM005
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDIS008
Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCMHS001
Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

Griffith University
Bachelor of Human Services
50/60 CP
Packaged
Griffith University
Bachelor of Social Work
30/40 CP
Packaged

TUITION FEES

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic
Base Rate
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Diploma of Community Services52 weeks$4,500BNE GLDMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200

Disclaimer:

Charlton Brown’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status and location at the time of applying. These fees are the indicative standard retail fees for this course and are provided for guidance purposes only. All fees and terms and conditions associated with a course will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

  • 16 years old or above;
  • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;
  • Pass CB LLN Test;
  • Basic Computer skills;

ENGLISH

(International student only)

  • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • Pass CB entry test;
  • FROM TRIMESTER 2-2021 for students articulating to Griffith UniversityEnglish language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
    · A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5 and
    · English test results must be no more than two years old.

OTHER

  • Successful Blue Card Application

Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith, Bond and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused, student-support-heavy training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

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