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Diploma of Community Services


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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.

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.

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Career Outcomes

Child Protection Practitioner 

Welfare Officer 

Family Support Officer 

Youth Worker

Parole and Probation Officer 

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015). It however is expected that students have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training requirements. 

Course Requirements 

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

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Course Breakdown

Core Units 


Manage legal and ethical compliance 


Manage work health and safety


Develop workplace communication strategies 


Manage and promote diversity 


Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services


Develop and implement services programs 


Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes


Reflect on and improve own professional practice 

Elective Units 


Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drug issues


Work with people with mental health issues


Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence


Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills


Assess co-existing needs 


Coordinate complex case requirements 


Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management 


Recognise and respond to crisis situations 

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