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In today’s competitive workplace, you need your skills and experience to stand out from the rest. At GeSS Education your course will cover key skills that can be used across a broad range of industries and sectors. You’ll be mentored by some of the Education Industry’s best.

Not only will you have the opportunity to gain credit into further studies with leading universities, but also give your future job prospects a competitive edge!

So, take the first exciting step. You have our full support to help you achieve your career goals!
We look forward to supporting you throughout this wonderful journey.

Best wishes,
Cristine Russell

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CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services

The skills and knowledge you gain from this course will lead you to a rewarding career in the ever-growing Health & Community Services sector.
Our Diploma of Community Services has been designed to give you a broad range of units that can lead to the following employment opportunities, with wages ranging between $75k to $83k per annum:
• Case Worker
• Community Worker
• NDIS Assessor
• NDIS Support Worker
• Youth and Family Worker
• Residential Youth Worker
• Community Development Officer
• Centre Coordinator
• Community Engagement Officer
• Community & Recreation Officer
• Inclusion Officer.

WE WILL ORGANISE YOUR WORK PLACEMENT

If you are already working in Aged Care, Disability, or Home and Community, then this is the perfect course for you to upgrade your existing skills. Enquire about a special discounted price in recognition of your work experience.

Source: https://nationalindustryinsights.aisc.net.au/industries/health

Units of Competency (Core Units):

• CHCCCS004: Assess co-existing needs
• CHCCCS007: Develop and implement service programs
• CHCCCS019: Recognise and respond to crisis situations
• CHCCSM013: Facilitate and review case management
• CHCDEV005: Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
• CHCDFV001: Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
• CHCDIV001: Work with diverse people
• CHCDIV002: Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
• CHCLEG003: Manage legal and ethical compliance
• CHCMGT005: Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
• CHCPRP003: Reflect on and improve own professional practice
• HLTWHS003: Maintain work health and safety

Electives:

• CHCDIS015: Develop and provide person-centred service responses
• CHCCOM003: Develop workplace communication strategies
• CHCDIV003: Manage and promote diversity
• CHCGRP002: Plan and conduct group activities
• CHCCSM012: Coordinate complex case requirements
• CHCCCS038: Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
• HLTINF006: Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
• BSBPEF502: Develop and use emotional intelligence

NB: 100 hours of Work Placement is required

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR
• Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies
• 120 hours of work placement is mandatory for this course and is undertaken upon 75% completion of course. Placement will be organised for the student.
The following is required for work placement:
o Blue Card (work or volunteering activities with children in Queensland)
o Yellow Card (work or volunteer with adults or children with disabilities in Queensland)
o National Police Certificate (Criminal History Check)
o Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations may be required.
o First Aid Certificate

Course Fees:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.
This course is also available for domestic high school based student delivery – enquire for more information on exclusive school prices to [email protected]

Start Dates:

Intakes commence the first Monday of each month

Course Duration:

24 months

Workplace requirements:

Blue Card, Current Police Check, First Aid Certificate, and Proof of Vaccinations may be required – additional costs apply.

Possible Career Outcomes:

NDIS Support Worker

Community & Recreation Manager

Community Centre Coordinator

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, CBC Institute (Provider code 0095), under a third-party arrangement. CBC Institute will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

Australian University partner includes:

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