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CHC52015 Diploma Of Community Services – 097136D

CHC52015 Diploma Of Community Services – 097136D

Course Code:CHC52015
Cricos Code: 097136D
Duration: 104 Weeks
Course Fee: $20,000 AUD

This qualification reflects 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.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 400 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.



No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication



No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.


Entry Requirements

  • International Student
    • Must have Year 12 or equivalent
    • IELTS Overall 6.0 or equivalent / TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 50 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent or CERT IV level in Australian Qualification
    • Must complete an LLN Assesment - diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support
    • Must complete a Working with Children Check, Police Clearance and relevant immunization check prior to work placement.
    • Physically fit to complete mandatory work placement hours - Min of 400 hours

Mandatory Requirement for International Students

  • Attendance Requirements: Student must meet their minimum student attendance requirements which is 80% of the required 20 hour per study week
  • Course Progress Requirements: Student must meet ensure that they are successfully deemed competent 50% of the unit of competency enrolled in a study block or term.
  • Inform the college immediately within 7 days for change of address
  • Student transfer can be accommodated provided the student has completed 6 months of the principal course, or presented compelling reason for transfer, for more information about student transfer, please refer to www.leadcollege.edu.au or speak to Lead College Student Services Manager
  • International student must attend Lead College Orientation.

About Courses

  • Units:
    • CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs (c)
    • CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies (c)
    • CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients  in community work and services (c)
    • CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity (c)
    • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance (c)
    • CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes (c)
    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice (c)
    • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety (c)
    • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs (e)
    • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements (e)
    • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case   management (e)
    • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision (e)
    • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship (e)
    • CHCCDE010 Develop and lead community engagement strategies to enhance participation (e)
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people (e)
    • CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status (e)
  • Career Pathways
    • Accommodation SUPPORT WORKER
    • Residential care worker
    • Personal care worker
    • Care supervisor
    • Care Team leader
    • Day Activity Worker
    • Hostel Supervisor
  • Total number of units: 15 = 8 core units plus 7 elective units

  • TO ENROL AT LEAD COLLEGE for the Australian nationally recognised training courses; please contact LEAD College or you can also seek assistance from authorised recruitment agents refer www.leadcollege.edu.au. LEAD College or any authorised agent neither guarantees successful completion of the course without achieving requisite competencies in stipulated time frame nor assures any particular employment outcome, although there are career and study pathways available.


    PROVISION OF RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) and CREDIT TRANSFER are in place provided sufficient evidence is given of significant experience & statement of attainment of the units of competencies completed elsewhere which are covered by this qualification.


    TRAINING DELIVERY CONSISTS of Classroom-based; formal structured training and assessment of the practical application of the theoretical learning during the training program.


    LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT uses combination of the listed methods below:
    Written question and answers; Case study/ Project scenario assignments; Role plays simulating workplace activities; Use of sample workplace documentation and Workplace assessment /observation/ journal; Class activities and Self-assessment and Work placement (wherever required) activities assessed by third party observer.
    Assessments are provided for each unit and need to be fully completed and submitted to LEAD College. Each student should keep a copy of their assessments. Access will be provided to a range of learner resources including some developed in-house and some purchased from reputed resource providers.


    WORK PLACEMENT It is mandatory to complete 100 hours of work Placement for the successful completion of the course. The program will be supported by mandatory work placement at self-negotiated and allocated workplaces.
    LEAD College is also equipped with the necessary resources to complete the required training and/or assessment.

    Each student completing work placement in community Services will be required to acquire a NPC (National Police Check) at their own expense.


    COURSE FEE: TUITION FEE 20,000.00 AUD, Please note that LEAD College reserves the right to vary Material Fees without prior notice; whereas tuition fee will not change after you have started the course. Prior to enrolling, you may contact LEAD College to confirm the current cost, fee structure, payment plan options available. For Student
    Refund policy, Cancellation Policy, and Tuition Protect Service (TPS) please refer to the Pre-enrolment Information Pack / student handbook available at www.leadcollege.edu.au
    NOTE: Course FEE as presented in the Course Book is inclusive of Tuition fee, Material fee, Enrolment fee and first issue of identity card and any Academic Transcript (Certificate, Diploma). Material Fee varies from course to course depending upon the need of the course, which will be detailed in your offer letter. Alternatively you may please
    speak to a friendly staff 1300 887 361; +61286685676 for further confirmation.


    OVER AND ABOVE THE COURSE FEE, Student will need to pay other charges including OSHC Single/ couple/ family: please refer https://www.nib.com.au/overseas-students , http://www.bupa.com.au/health-insurance/cover/oshc; Bank Charges: 2.5% surcharge on Credit card payments; Charges for Late Fee Payment: 7 days= $200; 14 days= $400; Second course enrolment fee: AUD 350 (payable at the beginning of the second course); Repeat Unit Fee: AUD 300 per Unit; Re-issue of Student ID card: AUD 10 and Re-issue of any Academic Transcript AUD$ 100.


    UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the student/s will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au/. The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.


    STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES including relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.


    ORIENTATION to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate programme. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled course/s.