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Diploma of Community Services
Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Community Services

  • ID:CI610021
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$12,460.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$235.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$12,460.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$235.00

* material and student services fees

Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Australian Year 12 (VCE or equivalent) or international equivalent qualification.

English requirement

IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0.

Other requirement

Working with Children Check (volunteer) and police checks are a compulsory requirement for practical placement.

Course Information

Set yourself up for a rewarding career working as a professional community services worker with individuals, families and groups.

The community services sector offers a diverse range of job opportunities that will enable you to make a difference in many people’s lives.

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services, you’ll be qualified to work for community services organisations, government departments and not for-profit organisations in a wide variety of roles and services –specialist and /or generalist such as:

- child protection

- family violence outreach and support services

- school welfare

- youth, family and disability services

- aged care

- mental health

- advocacy /community development

- homelessness.

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Study units

Unit Description

  • Manage and promote diversity

  • Confirm client developmental status

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • Develop and implement service programs

  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

  • Implement community development strategies

  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

  • Promote community awareness of domestic and family violence

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

  • Implement trauma informed care

  • Provide systems advocacy services

  • Develop workplace communication strategies

  • Assess co-existing needs

  • Manage work health and safety

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

We have direct pathway agreements to the following La Trobe University degrees:

Certificate III In Community Services -> Diploma of Community Services -> Bachelor of Community Services

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • juvenile justice support worker

  • case manager

  • community corrections officer

  • migrant / refugee advocate

  • youth worker

  • domestic violence outreach worker

  • child protection practitioner

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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