Diploma of Community Services Course

If you want to work with people and support them in leading fulfillingĀ lives then this is the right course ...

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If you want to work with people and support them in leading fulfilling lives then this is the right course for you! 

The Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) provides students with the skills needed to work in community services, case management and social housing.  They are involved in managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering person-centered services to individuals, groups and communities.

Graduates may work to assist individuals and communities to make decisions that will improve their circumstances, identify and respond to crises, manage the wellbeing of workers and advocate for the rights of vulnerable people.  Graduates may also work with humanitarian agencies outside of Australia. 

Career outcomes

Graduates will provide support and services in areas including physical and mental health, housing, community development education and training and financial support.

Graduates may work as a:

  • Community services worker
  • Welfare worker
  • Case worker/manager
  • Community educator
  • Support worker
  • Outreach worker
  • Intake officer
  • Program manager

Entry requirements

For entry into the Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015), you will need to:

  • meet any specified course entry requirements; AND
  • provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • achieve an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and maths, which will show that you have the capability to be successful in the course.  This is done through two short tests as a part of your enrolment process.

Delivery mode

This is an online-only course which includes a vocational placement of 200 hours. 

Start dates

Available online start any time on the last working day of each month.

More Information

Click here to download the Fee Schedule PDF for the Diploma of Community Services.

Click here to download AIAS's fees and start dates PDF.

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Delivery Method Online
Finance Option VET FEE-HELP
Study Time 96 - 192 weeks

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