CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services Atwea College

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CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Diploma of Community Services CHC52021.
  • Develop and implement service programs (CHCCCS007)
  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues (CHCAOD004)
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide (CHCCCS003)
  • Assess co-existing needs (CHCCCS004)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
  • Facilitate and review case management (CHCCSM013)
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations (CHCCCS019)
  • Maintain work health and safety (HLTWHS003)
  • Develop workplace communication strategies (CHCCOM003)
  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes (CHCMGT005)
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (CHCDFV001)
  • Provide case management supervision (CHCCSM014)
  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services (CHCDEV005)
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (CHCDIV002)
  • Coordinate complex case requirements (CHCCSM012)
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services (CHCMHS004)
  • Manage personal health and wellbeing (BSBPEF401)

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services

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. 

Duration

24 months 

To complete this qualification students must have completed at least 200 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessments Requirements of units of competency.

You will be required to complete additional self directed study in your own time as part of this qualification. 

Delivery

The course is delivered online with monthly workshops. 

Learn

Core Units Elective Units
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively in the care network
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs CHCCSM014 Provide case management supervision
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations CHCCSM012 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM013 Facilitate and review case management CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV005 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCAOD004 Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drug issues
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
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  

Career Opportunities

Community Care Manager; Volunteer Coordinator; Family Services Coordinator; Support Facilitator (Community Services); Community Housing Resources Worker; Community Development Worker for Social Housing; Community Recreation Coordinator; Housing Manager; Community Services Coordinator; Case Coordinator (Disability); Youth Housing Support Worker; Family Support Worker; Pastoral Care Counsellor; Youth Worker; Welfare Support Worker.

Qualification Achieved

A nationally recognised qualification - CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services   

Fees: VET Student Loans and Fee for Service may be available. This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government. Fees may apply - eligibility criteria applies. Please contact us to discuss fee structure.

This qualification is a NSW Fee Free* course.

*Eligibility criteria apply for selected certificates and diplomas.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this qualification however to prepare you for this course we suggest you have:

  • Basic computer skills 
  • A reasonable level of fitness to carry our manual handling and first aid
  • Ideally experience in the community services sector already
  • Ability to work unsupervised in your scope of practice

Important Information

This qualification contains content, concepts and scenarios that may be distressing to people who have experienced traumatic events. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this qualification and in any future employment in this field.

Completion Requirements

During your study you will be required to provide Atwea/work placement the following evidence:

  • A National Police Check 
  • A NDIS Worker Check (if applicable)
  • Vaccinations which may include COVID (if applicable)   
  • A Working with Children Check (if applicable)
  • Any other evidence your work placement provider requires

Support

Atwea provides support services across all campuses and locations and online.  

Pathway

These units may be used as credit transfers on successful completion to complete other qualifications in the community services training package

TRAINING LOCATIONS:

Online

There are currently no classes scheduled at this location. Please press the enquire now button or call 02 4925 4200 to enquire about future classes at this location.

Raymond Terrace Campus

15 William Street, Raymond Terrace (hybrid room)

Cooks Hill Campus

100 Laman Street, Newcastle

There are currently no classes scheduled for this campus please call 02 4925 4200 for further information and details of when the next class will be available

Please note this is a VET Student Loans-eligible program. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. A VET Student Loan will give rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. The loan will need to be repaid to the Government through the taxation system, once your income reaches the repayment threshold at the time. Students accessing a loan to pay some or all of their fees must read all information, including all policies and the Student Handbook, contained in the Terms and Policies section of our websiteClick Here

In addition students should consult the Government website for VET Student Loans for further information: Click Here

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