CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services
This qualification reflects the role of community services workers involved in the delivery, management and coordination of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously within their scope of practice under broad directions from senior management. Workers support people to make change in their lives to improve personal and social wellbeing and may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers. They may also undertake case management and program coordination. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Have completed study of Year 12 or equivalent.
- Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
- Full vaccination record as per the guidelines of NSW Health for students going into placement in hospital or aged care facilities.
- A Police Check
- Additional evidence that work placement providers may require
Bachelor of Community Services
The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed. There are 20 units of competency in total, which include 12 core units and 8 elective units.
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSM013 Facilitate and review case management
CHCDEV005 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCDE027 Implement community development strategies
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCDEV004 Confirm developmental status
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships