Diploma of Community Services Coordination
TAFE Queensland Brisbane
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Year 12 or equivalent
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. Workers in this occupational group work in residential facilities or community care agencies. These workers apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications or previous experience to resolve problems within organisational guidelines. These workers coordinate specific programs and/or projects and supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers or volunteers and report to service managers. They may undertake a first line management role. Workers at this level are not responsible for clinical components of assessment care planning and would be expected to consult with professionals in relation to clinical issues. They are required to have an understanding of how to work with local communities in the provision of services, and should have knowledge of Indigenous culture and history.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Manage limited budgets and financial accountabilities; Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication; Maintain legal and ethical work practices; Provide supervision support to community sector workers; Maintain an effective community sector work environment; Meet statutory and organisation information requirements; Maintain OHS processes. Electives: Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia; Use targeted communication skills to build relationships; Provide support and care relating to loss and grief; Coordinate and monitor home based support; Research and report on labour market information; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Meet information needs of the community; Recognise and respond to suspected abuse of vulnerable people; Facilitate workplace change and innovation; plus more
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Provider CRICOS: 03020E RTO code: 0275
DiplomaCourse code: CHC52212
- Flexible Delivery = 0.5 year
14 units: 7 core; 7 elective
Year 12 or equivalent
Life after Study
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