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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the 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.

    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.

    This course has a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.

Course Units

  • Units

     

    UNIT NAME TYPE
    CHCCCS007
    Develop and implement service programs
    Core
    CHCCOM003
    Develop workplace communication strategies
    Core
    CHCDEV002
    Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
    Core
    CHCDIV003
    Manage and promote diversity
    Core
    CHCLEG003
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
    Core
    CHCMGT005
    Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
    Core
    CHCPRP003
    Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    Core
    HLTWHS004
    Manage work health and safety
    Core
    CHCADV002
    Provide advocacy and representation services
    Electives
    CHCAOD004
    Assess needs of client with alcohol and drugs issues
    Electives
    CHCCCS004
    Assess co-existing needs
    Electives
    CHCCSM004
    Coordinate complex case requirements
    Electives
    CHCCSM005
    Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    Electives
    CHCDIS007
    Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities
    Electives
    CHCMHS001
    Work with people with mental health issues
    Electives
    CHCPRT001
    Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    Electives

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will qualified to work in the Community Services Industry as in roles such as
    Early Intervention Coordinator,
    Case Manager
    Family Support Worker
    Pastoral Care Counsellor
    Senior Youth Officer/Chaplain
    Social Welfare Work
    Program Coordinator

University Pathways

Students entering a related Bachelor qualification may be granted advanced standing for the successful completion of accredited awards at AQF Diploma level, in recognition of the rigorous nature of the accreditation and audit process associated with the Australian Quality Framework.

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: monthly
    • Hobart Intake: monthly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

    • Education
    • 16 years old or above
    • Completion of Year 12 / High School overseas or Australian
      Year 11 or equivalent
    • English
    • (International student only)
    • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
    • Pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $9,500
    • Offshore International student: $16,000
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

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  • IS THIS THE COURSE FOR YOU?

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    ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.

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