Gordon Institute of TAFE

Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015Gordon Institute of TAFE
Institution rating
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

  • Gain the skills to work as a Community Services Case Worker, Social Welfare Worker or Family Support Worker with the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)
  • Gain credit points for the Bachelor of Social Work at Deakin University
  • Study a course that is accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Support Worker, Case Manager, Disability Support Worker, Caseworker, and 12 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • Year 12 (or equivalent); OR
  • Certificate IV or above

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Geelong City

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Gordon Institute of TAFE's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Gordon Institute of TAFE's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Gordon Institute of TAFE can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

You'll complete a supervised work placement of 100 hours (minimum), organised through Gordon's established network.

Visit Gordon Institute of TAFE's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Diploma of Community Services have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Support Worker
Case Manager
Disability Support Worker
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What are students saying?

Diploma of Community Services
Gordon Institute of TAFE
(2 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Diploma of Community ServicesGordon Institute of TAFE
Graduation date2006
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Quality teachers; course content Uni standard; top placements;positive support by staff who all had experience in the sector.; their passionné was infectious
Published May 2018
Diploma of Community ServicesGordon Institute of TAFE
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Was exactly what was needed to equip me with the tools and knowledge to work successfully in the industry. Teachers were fantastic and had a lot of knowledge to share.

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Diploma of Community ServicesCHC52015

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  • Course price
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  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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