CRICOS CODE: 113858K
The Diploma of Community Services program is a dynamic and transformative educational journey designed to equip students with the knowledge and practical skills required to excel in the realm of community support and social empowerment. 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. Workers support people to make change in their lives to improve personal and social well-being and may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers. They may also undertake case management and program coordination.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
On successful completion of this qualification learners will have satisfied all requirements and components and will have the knowledge and skills required to progress through to CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management or -related courses.
Qualification Package Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
SITS College has its own following admission requirement
SITS College’s policies seek to remove barriers within the learning and assessment processes, and to place individuals with specific needs into an appropriate course.
SITS College is responsible for obtaining enrolment details in full (as outlined on the Enrolment Application Form) and to ensure that information pertaining to individual learning requirements is provided to participants prior to enrolment. A Pre-Training Review will be done during the application process in accordance with the applicant’s provided information. This review relates to each learner’s previous education, training and work experience. This review is conducted to determine if there is a need to recognise existing competencies through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and / or Credit for prior studies. Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer approval will shorten the length of the course. Please refer to Pre-Training Review Policy and Procedure.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN Test):
Applicants will need to undertake LLN test and demonstrate the required ACSF level for this qualification to gain entry into this qualification. It will be conducted at the same time as the pre-training review.
If the applicant cannot complete the LLN test satisfactorily, they will be provided with support, (within the scope of SITS College). If the support required for the applicant does not fall within the scope of SITS College, the applicant will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with some other institute at additional cost. SITS College will not charge any referral fees.
SITS College Admission requirements
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|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|
|CHCCSM012||Coordinate complex case requirements|
|CHCCSM009||Facilitate goal-directed planning|
|CHCCSM014||Provide case management supervision|
|CHCCSM015||Undertake case management in a child protection framework|
|CHCCSL001||Establish and confirm the counselling relationship|
|CHCADV002||Provide advocacy and representation services|
|CHCAOD009||Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans|
|CHCDFV006||Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence|