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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (case management)

CHC52115 Diploma of Community Development.

SLAC offers courses leading to nationally recognised qualifications in Business and Community Services.
For people interested in starting, changing and/or advancing their career to the Community Sector.

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (case management)
Deliver, coordinate and manage person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. Provide
supervision to other workers and volunteers in case management; coordinate existing and develop new service
programs.

Training pathways – Advanced Diploma and/or tertiary studies

Job pathways – Case Worker or Manager, Community Services Worker, Family Support Worker or Coordinator,
Program Coordinator, Group Facilitator/Coordinator.

16 months full-time (56 weeks) or two years flexible studies. Full-time program is approved by Centrelink.

Full -time schedule – two full days per week for face-to-face studies, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Allocate
another day per week for supported learning activities.

Individual training plans will be developed for students undertaking the course part-time, self-paced/on-line
studies and/or Recognition of Prior Learning, or in combination of in any or all of these.

For information about enrolment, fees and admin procedures please go to Administration.

CHC52115 Diploma of Community Development.
Facilitate social action and support. Provide advocacy services. Provide community planning services. Manage
community resources. Improve quality of life and increase people’s skills.

Training pathways – Advanced Diploma and/or tertiary studies

Job pathways – Community Development Officer within the community sector and/or government, Neighbourhood House/Community Centre Manager, Community Projects Manager.

One full year full-time (48 weeks) or two years flexible studies. Full-time program is approved by Centrelink.

Full-time schedule – two full days per week for face-to-face studies, on Mondays and Tuesdays. Allocate another
day per week for supported learning activities.

Individual training plans will be developed for students undertaking the course part-time, self-paced/on-line
studies and/or Recognition of Prior Learning, or in combination of in any or all of these.

Dual Diploma Program – Diploma of Community Development and Community Services is available to eligible
students.

Please, contact the office for more details.

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services Work
Areas of training:

• advanced communication skills in reading, listening and speaking
• writing skills as per workplace requirements
• conflict prevention, management and de-escalation in complex situations
• dealing with challenging behaviours
• foundations of case management
• support and promote community participation
• work within a community development framework
• develop and maintain networks

40 weeks part-time, one day per week.

CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services Work
20 weeks part-time, one day per week. For more information on units of competency, please check CHC22015
Certificate II in Community Services Work.