Diploma of Community Services

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  • Duration

    12 months

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  • Career Outcomes

    Mental Health Support Worker | Community Worker | Family Support Worker | Residential Care Officer | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Got a passion for helping others? Want a career where you can make a difference in the lives of people in need? The Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) from Kirana can help you achieve just that.

    A career in Community Services is a very rewarding one, allowing you to enrich the lives of others and use your compassion and skills to help them build a better life for themselves. Community Services is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia. In this Diploma of Community Services, you will learn to develop your skills and knowledge in managing, coordinating and/or delivering person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

    With this nationally recognised qualification you will develop skills in community services, case management, social housing and mental health care. This course will enable you to manage, co-ordinate and deliver people-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. Training is online with work placement.

    Consider a Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) for a fulfilling career allowing you to make a difference in people's lives.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

  • Subject Breakdown

    A total of 16 units are required to complete this qualification; eight (8) core and eight (8) elective units. Unit selection may vary depending on delivery method and location.

    In this community services course, the subjects you may study include:

    • CHCDEV002 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
    • CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
    • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • CHCCOM003 - Develop workplace communication strategies
    • CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety
    • CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

    Elective Units (Generalist Stream)

    • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self-advocacy
    • CHCCCS009 - Facilitate responsible behaviour
    • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
    • CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

    Elective Units (Mental Health Stream)

    • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self-advocacy
    • CHCCCS017 - Provide loss and grief support
    • CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issue
    • CHCMHS011 - Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    • CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships
    • CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Why Kirana Colleges?

    Get the skills and can-do attitude that employees are looking for when you get qualified with Kirana Colleges! They have a commitment to delivering work-ready courses and training to ensure students thrive and succeed.

    Since its beginning in 2009, Kirana Colleges has grown to offer over 50 qualifications ranging from Certificate II to Advanced Diplomas. Their in-demand courses offer a platform to launch a career in childhood education and care, community services, disability support, mental health and aged care. 

    Discover the freedom of studying online and the endless opportunities!

    Kirana Colleges is all about providing their students with a positive and supportive learning experience, which is why they’ve developed the Student Assistance Program (SAP). SAP is a confidential and free counselling service which includes a dedicated 24/7 hotline and free counselling sessions (available in person or via Skype) to help keep your mental health and wellbeing on track.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a  Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)  from Kirana and a Statement of Attainment if you're found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency.

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    Discount provided for upfront payment via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash.

    Kirana also offers flexible payment options tailored to your needs.



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