CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Update

The next course for the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services will commence on Friday 26th August 2022. 



Information Session

Date: Friday 1st July

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Location: Brighton North 


Course Information

The Community Services sector is a highly rewarding field of work, and you can experience it for yourself by studying a  Diploma of Community Services with the South Australian Learning Centre.

This qualification reflects the roles of community services workers involved in managing, coordinating and/or delivery of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Elective units: Case-management specialisation


This course is supported by the Government of South Australia, the training fee is subsidised for eligible participants. Please visit for eligibility criteria.  Limited places - refer to the subsidised training list.

Job Trainer Concession available, for more information please visit:


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Course Information

Duration: 18 months including 100 hours placement
Delivery mode: Blended learning
Assessment: Online Assignments + Workplace simulations + Work Placement
Funding: Job Trainer Concession = $350 | Government Subsidy = $990
Course Fee Value: $5,000 (GST Inclusive)
Course Fee Description: Course Fee Value ($5,000 ) applies to those not eligible for subsidy. To check eligibility for subsidy visit Incidental costs not inlcuded in course fee = $64.35 (NDIS Worker Check).
Course Deposit Value: $350 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable Deposit Fee
Course Prerequisites: Recommended Minimum Cert IV from Community Services package, equivalent or higher; A computer, laptop or tablet with adequate Data/WIFI. Satisfactory DHS check. The enrolment process includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy screening and interview
  • Course subjects

  • CHCDIV003
    Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCCCS007
    Development and implement service programs
  • CHCCOM003
    Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCLEG003
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTWHS004
    Manage work health and safety
  • CHCPRP003
    Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCDEV002
    Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • CHCMGT005
    Faciltate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCCCS004
    Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM004
    Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM005
    Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCSM006
    Provide case management supervision
  • BSBWOR502
    Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBPMG534
    Manage project human resources
  • CHCMHS001
    Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCDIS005
    Develop and provide person-centred service responses