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Diploma of Community Services 


At a glance 


Take the next steps into your career in community services with this specialised qualification. This course is the right choice for people wanting to undertake work in the community service sector.

  • Child Protection Practitioner 

  • Welfare Officer

  • Family Support Officer

  • Youth Worker

  • Parole and Probation Officer 


CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services




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Blended Delivery 


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1300 206 000 to find out more 

Study the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) with our industry trainers to receive a competitive qualification to further students in their future endeavours and enable them for eligibility in university credits. Star College Australia provide all students with the guidance and assistance they may require to reach your full potential. Undertaking the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) will allow students to advance their careers and provide them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to last a life time. It will reflect 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.

Completion of this nationally recognised qualification will allow you to obtain a role as a manager or supervisor within a broad range of industries. Students undertaking this course will be guided through the following subject areas, learning the resource materials with the support of your dedicated trainer. 

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practive

  • Manage and promote diversity

  • Develop and implement service programs 

  • Lead work teams 

  • Work with people with mental health issues 

  • Assess the needs of client/s with alcohol and other drug issues

Entry Requirement 

There is no entry requirements for the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015).

Course Requirements  

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and elective units from the list below. You will also be required to undertake 100 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

Core Units

UNIT CODE                            UNIT NAME 

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety 
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity 
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs 
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 

Elective Units

UNIT CODE                            UNIT NAME 

CHCAOD004      Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS001      Work with people with Mental Health issues 
CHCDFV001       Recognise and respond to domestic and family violence
CHCCSL002        Apply specialist and interpersonal and counselling skills 
CHCCCS004       Assess co-existing needs
CHCCSM004      Coordinate complex case requirements 
CHCCSM005      Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCCS019       Recognise and respond to crisis situations


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