Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015

Course description

Duration

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2 yrs

Study mode

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Multiple

Start date

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  • Learn how to make differences in the lives of vulnerable & disadvantaged people with the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)
  • Study an ACWA accredited course, which is a requirement for working at DHHS
  • Study on campus in Greensborough or Preston with teachers who have years of experience in the industry

Campus options

2 campuses available

CampusStudy modeDurationStart date
Greensborough

On-campus (full time)

On-campus (part time)

2 yrs

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Preston

On-campus (full time)

On-campus (part time)

2 yrs

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Course details

Entry requirements
  • Appropriate literacy skills, AND
  • Commitment to social justice, AND
  • Police Check and Working with Children Check for placements
Location
VIC
Start dates
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Duration
Full-time: 18 months | Part-time: 2 years
Study mode
On-campus (full time), On-campus (part time)
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
Price
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
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Course content

16 units

  • CHCADV005 - Provide systems advocacy services
  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
  • CHCCDE011 - Implement community development strategies
  • CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCCSM005 - Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCDEV001 - Confirm client developmental status
  • CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • CHCDFV006 - Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence
  • 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
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety

Entry requirements

Entrance requirements vary between providers.

What you’ll learn

  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Case management
  • Promote diversity
  • Implement service programs
  • Establish counselling relationship

Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

When you study with Melbourne Polytechnic, you have access to:

  • Studiosity - an online platform where subject specialists answer all your study questions
  • Student counselling services
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Financial and study concerns support
  • Fitness and health facilities
  • Disability support services
  • Libraries and bookshops

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Visit Melbourne Polytechnic's website for more information, or to enrol.

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