Diploma of Community Services
VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC52015
(42 weeks Tuition + 10 weeks Break)
QLD | TAS Campuses (AIBT)
Tuition Fee - OffShore Int Student: $12,000 *
Tuition Fee - OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000*
Total Materials Fee $1,000
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.
To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 100 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
Important – Pre-Enrolment Information:
Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to complete the Student Pre-Enrolment Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Form. After receiving and reviewing the form a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent will be scheduled where you will be provided with all the relevant course information to help guide you into making a formal decision.
More information on Student Pre-Enrolment and Application Process is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au
AIBT (NSW/QLD/TAS) In Class
AIBT – Monthly intakes except August (December intake online classes only)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Plus 8 elective units
8 elective units, consisting of:
at least 6 units from the electives as listed in training.gov.au
up to 2 units from the electives as listed in training.gov.au, any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
|Handling Fee (Administration Fee for Assessment)|
|$200 – Onshore / Offshore Students|
|$900 – Onshore / Offshore Students with a dependant/family|
|Before commencing placement within Diana School of Community Services and Fauchard School of Dental Sciences, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense.|
Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents. More information on these mandatory required documents can be identified on each individual course page on our website. Dental students are required to pay an additional fee for placement.
|International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSCH) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care. You can organise your own OSHC or we can assist you, as AIBT/ AIBT-I has an agreement with Bupa, one of Australia’s major health insurance providers. For more information, please visit their website: https://www. bupa.com.au/|
|Under 18’S Fees|
|We are partnered with Australian Homestay Network (AHN) – Australia’s Largest Homestay provider. The homestay fee includes 3 meals and all amenities and may cost up to $350/week. Please visit https://www.homestaynetwork.org/students/pricing/ for more information about our prices in each campus location.|
|Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBT / AIBT-I to be used by students in the course of training. Examples are trade tools, class materials, safety wear, uniforms, stationery and excursions. Please refer to Materials Fee for this qualification below.|
Total Materials Fee – $1,000
Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and / or services provided by AIBT to be used by students in the course of training.
The Materials Fees in this qualification include:
- Class materials
For more information on the course content, visit www.training.gov.au
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.
No pre-requisites, only entry requirements
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.
Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.
Students will be required to undertake 100 hours of unpaid vocational placement.
AIBT organises student placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.
Prior to attending clinical placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
All students must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.
Before commencing clinical placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID003 – Provide first aid. If students have not completed the unit HLTAID003 – Provide first aid, AIBT will provide training of this unit at no additional cost to students and on completion will issue students with a Statement of Attainment prior to placement.
Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
- Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
- At their own expense, 30 days before placement, provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
- *Medical Clearance: Have no medical or physical injury/condition that would prevent them from working safely and/or injuring themselves and/or residents whilst working within an Aged Care facility whilst assisting residents with day to day physical activities/tasks
|Offshore International Students|
This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.
|Onshore International Students|
1. This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.
2. As part of visa renewal process, students are required to undergo health examination
|Domestic Students||All domestic students are required to provide medical clearance from GP|
Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.
Community Services Worker
Community Services Coordinator
* Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.
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