CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

National code: CHC52015 | WA course code: AWM0 | CRICOS code: 090731G

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

About this course

Advance your fulfilling career in the community services sector through this qualification.

Gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector and learn how to develop and manage community programs, promote the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of clients and respond to critical situations when they arise.

Learn how to assist clients to access existing support systems and networks, as well as develop client centred programs, which will address their immediate and long-term struggles. You will also acquire high-level communication skills and the ability to develop strategies for high-risk groups within the community using legal and ethical compliance frameworks. Community service workers have a powerful effect on the lives of individuals and on the way our society deals with social changes, challenges and issues.

On completion of your course you can find employment in the private and government sector, or not-for-profit organisations in areas as broad as youth programs, alcohol and drug centres, nonclinical mental health settings, multicultural services, disability and aged care.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services OR CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support OR CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work is required for entry into this course.

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Tuition fees

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You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

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If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Welfare Worker
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