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CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management – Domestic Students

Course ID
CHC62015
Name
Community Services
Level
Advanced Diploma
Campus
BNE|GC

CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Community Services is about improving the lives of people in need of support and it can cover a range of areas, such as family and youth work, children’s services, counselling, mental health, and alcohol and drugs. .
  • Lead the work team
  • Manage and promote diversity
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Develop and implement strategic plans

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions.

According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, the number of people working in community and welfare support is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. This is a large occupation with strong job prospects with around 30,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years. 

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Entry Requirements
Details and Units
Career Pathways and Outcomes
Fees

The CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is delivered over 12 months face to face or online which includes 13 units of study and 140 hours of practical placement. During placement employers will provide the facilities, range of work and supervision required as detailed in the training plan.

Online Delivery: Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of choosing when and where you study. Direct your own learning with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload and fit your studies around your lifestyle. Access your learning space 24 hours a day, seven days a week and be supported by high-quality educators who are devoted to your outcomes.

To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 3.

You will meet entry requirements for this course if you:

  • Hold a qualification relevant to work in the community sector or have sufficient experience and knowledge of community work or service.
  • Are in a management role in the community sector such as; Facility Manager, Unit Manager, or a Service Supervisor within the Community Services environments.
Core Units
Course CodeCourse Name
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
CHCDIV003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT001Develop, implement and review quality framework
CHCMGT003Lead the work team
BSBFIM601Manage finances
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBRSK501Manage risk

 

Elective Units
CodeTitle
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan
BSBMGT616Develop and implement strategic plans
CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCOM003Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills to seek employment in a variety of community services settings, or in social housing.

 Career outcomes may include:

  • Program area manager
  • Centre Manager
  • Community care manager
  • Community development manager
  • Community education manager

Queensland Higher Level Skills – for students residing in Queensland

Higher Level Skills Funding:  The Higher-Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university. Read the Higher-Level Skills student fact sheet at https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/highskills.

Fee for Service: Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training. See here.

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Teaching and Delivery Modes for Students

At Educare key objectives are to ensure that the core focus of your learning experience is based on the practical applications of your study. Therefore, we support you by providing learning materials which are utilised during most of the following delivery modes such as:

  • Face to face facilitation and roleplays

  • Independent learning/simulated sessions

  • Group based workshops and discussions

Resources Needed

You will have access to our online learning system. You must have your own (laptop) computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software are required by all students to successfully undertake their study with Educare.

Work Placement

If you are not currently employed or volunteering in industry, during your course you will be required to complete vocational placement so you can start practicing your new skills in a real-world environment. You will be required to work shifts determined by your placement provider, and these can include early mornings or late nights, any day of the week, including public holidays. Educare College may be able to assist in arranging suitable placements.

Prior to placement you will need to complete a Criminal History Check (yellow card) and apply for a Blue Card (working with children check). 

If your police check identifies that you have a criminal history, you may be disqualified from being eligible to undertake placement and assessment, which would affect your course outcomes. If you think this might impact you, please speak to the relevant Vocational Placement Coordinator for further information.

Program Outcomes and Benefits

Throughout the program, students will learn the skills to enable them to use discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for their outputs. We at Educare college aim to assist you in providing you with opportunities to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Link off job learning at college to on job training in the workplace.
  • Establish pathways to qualifications nationally recognised by industry, education and vocational training authorities.
  • Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to determine on an individual basis, the competencies obtained by a person through previous formal or informal training, work and/or life experience.
  • Receive a Statement of Attainment or Certificate from Educare College listing competencies successfully achieved for each training program studied.
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
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