Diploma of Community Services

COURSE INFORMATION
  • Course Code: CHC50215
  • Cricos Number: 091546A
  • Location: Gold Coast.
  • Course Duration: 70 Weeks.
  • Delivery method: Face to face.
QUALIFICATION DESCRIBTION

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.

Note that the Statutory & forensic child, youth & family welfare specialisationmust be achieved in orderto meet the minimum education requirements for child protection and youth justice practice in Victoria. In addition, to meet the minimum education requirements for entry into child protection practice in Victoria, diploma qualifications must be approved by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Overseas students English Proficiency Level will be tested prior to the commencement of Vocational Education and Training Courses. Lifetime international Training College requires an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent.
  • Students Must be 18 years and minimum year 12 certificate.

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION