This qualification is ideal for people working in a community service-based organisation who are seeking to advance to a higher career position within this sector or qualify their existing skills and knowledge. It is geared at people in supervisory, team leader or management roles across all areas of community services: from aged care, mental health, youth work, disability services, to employment services, and alcohol and drug treatment services. This course will prepare you for work involving the coordination of programs, projects and the supervision of staff. You will also learn about communication, budgets, change management, cultural diversity and legislative frameworks in the community sector.
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All these Core and Elective Units must be completed to receive your qualification:
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
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
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
CHCDIV002 Promote aboriginal and/or Torres strait islander cultural safety
CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centered service responses
The learning outcomes of this course include:
Bachelor of Social Sciences - Students who successfully complete CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services at Wise Education Group will be guaranteed entry to the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Wollongong commencing in 2015 to 2017. To receive guaranteed entry, applications need to be submitted directly to the University using either a web application or by downloading the application form and sending to the University – please visit www.uow.edu.au or contact us for more information.
As part of the assessment to achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of unit of competency CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services.
In order to work in the industry, it is strongly recommended that students obtain a current Police Check. Volunteer organisations may ask candidates to get a criminal or police record check as part of their volunteer screening process. This is to protect volunteers, the people they will be working with and the volunteering organisation.