Diploma of Community Services

Bedford College

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in 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. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Course Fee:

$15,900.00

Entry Requirements:

Entrance requirements vary between providers.

Structure:

16 units: 8 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Develop and implement service programs; Develop workplace communication strategies; Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services; Manage and promote diversity; Manage legal and ethical compliance; Manage work health and safety; plus more. Electives: Assess co-existing needs; Manage and maintain tenancy agreements and services; Establish and confirm the counselling relationship; Provide advocacy and representation services; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01589B

Related Careers:

Social Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Glebe No info Yes Full time 1 year
Norwest No info Yes Full time 1 year
Established in 1944, Bedford College is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that delivers high-quality training in a caring Christian environment. The College has a student-centred approach to learning and substantial academic and non-academic support services are available to all students.

Courses are offered in Business, Leadership & Management, Early Childhood Education and Care (child care), School Age Education and Care and Community Services.

Whilst the College has a Christian ethos, students from all backgrounds, cultures and beliefs are welcomed. Class sizes are small to allow individual attention to all students.

Provider CRICOS: 01589B

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