Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Victoria University VU

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation's goals and strategic directions. They may work in a range of sectors such as housing, children's services, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, community care, disability and aged care.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,300

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education; or relevant vocational experience

Structure:

13 units: 8 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage and promote diversity; Develop, implement and review quality framework; Manage legal and ethical compliance; Lead the work team; Manage finances; Lead and manage organisational change; plus more. Electives: Provide systems advocacy services; Coordinate complex case requirements; Promote equity in access to service; Develop and implement service programs; Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes; Establish and develop community organisations or social enterprise; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00124K

Related Careers:

Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Footscray Nicholson No info Yes 1 year

At VU, we have more than 42,000 students enrolled across a wide range of disciplines and course levels including diploma, bachelor, masters and PhD programs.

 

We are one of the most culturally diverse institutions in Victoria, with representation from over 100 nationalities and over 600 languages spoken across the university. We aim to be inclusive.

 

VU has been instrumental in the education of students in the west of Melbourne. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years since the founding of our predecessor institution, Footscray Technical School, and our 25th anniversary as a university.

 

We take great pride in our industry and community connections. Some of our partnerships include Western Bulldogs Football Club, Western Health, Malthouse Theatre and City West Water. We believe there is no greater victory than being confident and prepared for your career goals. Our partnerships will help you graduate job-ready.

 

We take great pride in our assets: a diverse staff and student population, close links with the region, flexibility, and openness to new ideas. In partnership with Maribyrnong City Council, we have a 10-year plan to establish Footscray as a university town to nurture, promote, and integrate the renaissance in art, education, sport and innovation taking place in the region.

 

Sport is a major focus and great strength for VU. We have the largest population enrolled in sport courses, the greatest number of sport-related industry partners, highest graduate employment outcomes in Australia, and the most graduates working in the sport industry.

 

VU has more than 55 years’ experience educating international students in Australia and more than 20 years’ experience delivering education in collaboration with partner institutions in Asia.

 

We work with education partners in China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and Myanmar to deliver courses to more than 9000 students. We also provide hundreds of our students with the opportunity to gain international perspectives through overseas short-term study and internships with partner institutions. 

 

Notable VU graduates include Quest Serviced Apartments founder and chairman Paul Constantinou; former basketballer Andrew Gaze; former Western Bulldogs chief executive and Olympian Campbell Rose; Collingwood Football Club senior coach Nathan Buckley; Olympian Mike McKay; Victorian MP Kim Wells; golfing legend Peter Thompson; actor Pia Miranda; and Sunway Group founder Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah.

 

Don’t just take our word for it. Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17 ranked VU in the top two per cent of the world’s universities, and number 56 in the world’s top universities aged under 50 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17). We also hold a prominent position in the QS World University Rankings (2016/17).


For more information:

vu.edu.au/courses 

student.recruitment@vu.edu.au 

03 9919 6100 or 1300 VICUNI 

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