Diploma of Community Services

The CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services qualification reflects the role of community services workers involved in the delivery, management and coordination of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities.

National code CHC52021
Delivery Face-to-face and vocational placement
Duration 80 Weeks including holidays

Note: Please read the HSTAEA Student Handbook and other policies and procedures including Refund Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, RPL Procedure prior to enrolling.

Where can it take your career?

Senior Youth Worker,Aboriginal Housing Worker,Community Development Worker for Social Housing,Assistant Community Services Worker,Community Work Coordinator,Support Facilitator (Disability),Support Facilitator (Community Services),Community Housing Worker,Assistant Community Worker,Coordinator of Volunteer Work,Team Leader,Family Support Worker,Disability Team Leader,Early Intervention Worker,Community Care Manager,Care Team Leader,Community Access Coordinator,Pastoral Care Counsellor,Youth Housing Support Worker,Housing Manager,Welfare Support Worker,Case Coordinator (Disability),Housing Assistant,Community Recreation Coordinator,Community Housing Resources Worker,Family Services Coordinator,Pastoral Care Worker,Community Worker,Community Services Coordinator,Case Coordinator (Community Services),Aboriginal Neighbourhood House Coordinator,Community Program Coordinator

What are the entry requirements?

Are 18 years or older
Have sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills* (at least Year 10 English, or equivalent) to be assessed using HSTAEA’s Pre-enrolment LLN assessment tool
Have basic computer skills
Have a current Working with Children Check, or be eligible to obtain this requirement**

*Learners who do not meet the LLN requirements of the course may still enrol into the course provided the enrolment has been endorsed by the trainer and corresponding additional support strategies have been put in place.

**Students who do not have their Working with Children Check prior to enrolment must apply for and obtain this requirement prior to vocational placement as required by this course.

Upcoming course dates

No upcoming dates have been set for this course, but you can still enquire directly to express your interest!

Vocational Placement

Is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available?

HSTAEA has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognised. This recognition may assist students to progress faster through a unit of competency or allow the student full credit.