Overview

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This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
https://training.gov.au/training/Details/CHC52015

Career Outcomes

  • Case Worker/ Manager.
  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Program Coordinator
  • Family Services Coordinator
  • Social Housing Coordinator

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Course at a Glance

Duration​

104 Week​

Language

English

Assessments

Yes

Enrollment Fees

AUD $250 (non-RFD)

Course Fees

Total- AUD $ 24,000

Material Fees

AUD $500

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12. (*see IIE international academic admission guide for academic entry requirement)
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or

Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

This qualification will be delivered over 104 weeks, including 80 weeks of training and assessment spread over 8 terms of 10 weeks and 24 weeks holiday, 100 hours of work placement required to complete by student.Holidays are 3 weeks per term.

Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater to a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.

Code

Title

Core or Elective

CHCCCS007

Develop and implement service programs

Core

CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

Core

CHCDEV002

Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

Core

CHCDIV003

Manage and promote diversity

Core

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

Core

CHCMGT005

 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

Core

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Core

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

Core

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

Elective

BSBHRM513

Manage workforce planning

Elective

BSBPUB504

Develop and implement crisis management plans

Elective

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

Elective

BSBWOR403

Manage stress in the workplace

Elective

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

Elective

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

Elective

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Elective

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Projects
  • Observations
  • Portfolios
  • Supervisor reports
  • Presentations
  • Report writing
  • Questioning (oral or written)

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.iie.edu.au

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following the issuance of the Confirmation of Enrollment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrollment showing a reduced duration.

For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

100 hours of work placement required.

Work Placement arrangements

Prior to commencing the work placement, we will ensure that the workplace has all the facilities and equipment needed and we will also talk to your work placement provider about activities that you will complete.

For our early childhood courses, you are required to have a Working with Children Check which will be at your own cost.

For the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, you are required to have a Police Check which will be at your own cost.

We will provide you with detailed information about your placement once you start your course with us.

Delivery Mode

15hrs face to face classroom-based
5 Hrs. Online Via Online Learning System
Workplace based

Delivery Location

  • IIE Main Campus at S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
  • IIE Tasmania Campus at Level 1, 116 Bathrust Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

IIE Main Campus

S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Phone: 0061(02)88972125
Email: info@iie.edu.au | admission@iie.edu.au | international@iie.edu.au
Web: www.iie.edu.au

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