CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Description 

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

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. 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.

Qualification details

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services consists of 16 units of competency made up of 8 core units and 8 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 100 hour work placement.

Core units 

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 Units 

CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs 

CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour 

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements 

CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision 

CHCCSM007 Undertake case management in a child protection framework

Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry.
Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC52015 before being considered for inclusion.

Employment Opportunities

  • Aboriginal Housing Worker
  • Aboriginal Neighbourhood House Coordinator
  • Assistant Community Services Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Case Coordinator (Community Services)
  • Case Coordinator (Disability)
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Community Care Manager
  • Community Development Worker for Social Housing
  • Community Housing Resources Worker
  • Community Housing Worker
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Community Recreation Coordinator
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Community Work Coordinator
  • Community Worker
  • Coordinator of Volunteer Work
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Early Intervention Worker
  • Family Services Coordinator
  • Family Support Worker
  • Housing Assistant
  • Housing Manager
  • Pastoral Care Counsellor
  • Pastoral Care Worker
  • Senior Youth Worker
  • Support Facilitator (Community Services)
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Team Leader
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Youth Housing Support Worker

Support

Students enrolling in this course will be provided support by phone and email as required. Face to face meetings can be arranged by appointment.

Students requiring higher level support then what can be provide will be referred to external support services.

Fees

For more information about fees click here.

Funding

The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria click here

You must be an existing worker in the Community Services industry to access Higher Level Skills funding for this qualification.

Course Duration

Twelve months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.

Next course commencement

Face to face (Classroom based) training: Orientation / commencement date: TBA.

External: External enrollments for the 2017 calendar year will commence from late January 2017 and will continue until early December 2017.

Course flyer / Expression of Interest

If you are interested in enrolling in this course please complete the Expression of interest and return to HANMAC in person, by post or via admin@hanmac.qld.edu.au