Diploma of Community Services

VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC52015

Total Duration

52 Weeks

(42 weeks Tuition + 10 weeks Break)

Location

NSW | QLD | TAS Campuses (AIBT)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $12,000 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000*

Domestic Student: $7,200*

*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 a Student Pre-Enrolment Form and have a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent. 

More information on Student Pre-Enrolment Consultation is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au

National Code:
CHC52015
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT CRICOS CODE: 093815B
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:

AIBT (NSW/QLD/TAS) In Class 

Assessment:
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects.
Intake Dates:
AIBT – from October 7th 2019
Awarded by
Brighton Pacific Pty Ltd T/A Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Packaging Rules:
8 core units
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.

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
  • Printing
  • Stationery
  • Uniforms
  • Excursions

Core Subjects

 
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
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
BSBWOR403
Manage stress in the workplace
BSBSWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBINN601
Lead and manage organisational change
CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support
 
Please note all electives are pre-selected by AIBT.
For more information on the course content, visit www.training.gov.au
Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 6.0 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

*Medical Clearance

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 StudentsAll 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
Support Worker

* Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

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