CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services | KCA Education
CHC52015
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
OVERVIEW

The Diploma of Community Services will teach you to use your compassion and skills to assist people in making a better life for themselves. You will learn how to work with complex clients and implement strategies to service individuals, groups and communities. You will be given a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as learn how to help those with alcohol and drug issues. The practical work placement of this course will give you the hands-on experience you need to step into your new role.

COURSE CODE
CHC52015
CRICOS CODE
095396M
DURATION
78 Weeks (60 study weeks and up to 18 break weeks*) (*Maximum break applies to courses crossing over the Christmas/New year break)
INTAKES
4 intakes per year – January, April, July, October
TIMETABLE
20 hours per week
Classroom lectures, workshops, tutorials and online studies
WORK PLACEMENT

This course requires you to complete 240 hours of supervised work placement in an approved registered organisation.

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CAREER INSIGHTS

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a career as a:

Case Coordinator
Case Worker or Manager
Alcohol and other Drug Worker
Community Service Worker
Early Intervention Worker
Community Program Coordinator or Manager
Family Support Worker
Welfare Support Worker
FUTURE GROWTH
Very Strong

23.1% projected job growth in 5 years

Source: myskills.gov.au

WEEKLY PAY
$1,346

The most common salary is $70,000 for a Community Worker.

Source: myskills.gov.au

SATISFIED WITH TRAINING
86.4%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Source: myskills.gov.au

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • Students must demonstrate English language proficiency at IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students must have an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Student must pass the Police check in the state or territory you are planning to work in, prior to work placement.
  • Student must have vaccinations against infectious disease prior to work placement.
ASSESMENT

Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work. We utilise a range of assessment methods including role plays, written assessments, skills demonstration, projects, presentations, training records and work samples for the assessment of competency.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may apply to have previous courses, formal qualifications, knowledge, work experience and/or life experiences assessed for credit or exemption towards this course. Please contact us for more information.

Ready to enrol? Enquire Now to get in touch with one of our international team members. Alternatively, you can email our International Admissions team at admissions@kca.edu.au.

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