CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

CRICOS Code: 108873J


CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services is for individuals who wish to achieve specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. This qualification involves managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Upon the completion of CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services individuals 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.

King Street Campus
Course Duration
104 weeks (including term breaks)
Next Intake
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Course Fee
AUD 25,500


For entry requirements please view our entry requirements policy and procedure.

  1. Minimum age requirement is 18 years
  2. Australian Year 12 or higher for entry to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level course;
  3. IELTS 5.5 overall band or TOFEL 46 (internet based), or Cambridge English 162 (Advance Certificate in Academic English), or Pearson test of English Academic 42 (PTE), or Occupational English Test – B for each test component

For more details please view our entry requirements policy and procedure


  • Community Care Manager
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Recreation Coordinator
  • Family Support Worker
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Case Coordinator (Community Services)
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Community Program Coordinator

For further information please visit the MySkills at


CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services is offered face-to-face and is a full-time course completed over 2 years or in 104 weeks (including term breaks).

Students must complete a total of 16 units in this course comprising of 8 core units and 8 elective units.


CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Core Units  
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002 Analyze 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 Units  
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCDEV001 Confirm client development status
CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies

Work Placement

Everest Institute (Ei) will organize Work Placement after consultations and formal agreements with individual students and relevant organizations. It is the responsibility of the student to attend the allocated Work Placement. Failure to attend can affect their course incorporates 400 hours of placement in two settings within the Community Services sector, which make up an essential part of this course. You will also need to obtain evidence of a Police Check and a Working with Children Check to ensure participation in Fieldwork Placement.


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