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Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

About the Course

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services is designed for people wishing to apply for employment within a role of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, coordinating 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.

Reasons for Studying?

When you study Celtic Training Diploma of community services online, you’re embarking on a career path that not only has a lot of job prospects and variety, but one that makes a big difference to people’s lives. If you’re passionate about helping people and are looking for a career that’s fulfilling and rewarding, our Diploma of community services online course is right for you. Benefits of studying with Celtic Training include:

  • Gives broad career prospects – prepares you for managerial positions
  • Good course to do if pursuing social work at University afterwards
  • Students wanting to do case management or become a team leader/youth work can do this course
  • More career opportunities with our CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services course than Cert 4 Mental Health – many leads find it hard to choose between the two.

Delivery Methods:

This is expected to take up to 8-10 months to complete plus an additional 120 hours of work-placement. This course and all its materials are online with trainer support available.

Entry Requirements:

National Program,

Student’s pathway may include but not necessarily include;


Did you start working in the industry without getting nationally accredited with this qualification? Potentially, RPL is the way to go. If you have prior experience in community services or have built skills relevant to the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, you may be eligible for fast-tracked learning. Contact us for a skills assessment for more information about our Diploma of community services online.

Ready to start a career in community services with a leading healthcare training provider?

Contact our team to embark on your new career in community services or take a look at the healthcare courses we have available to see where Celtic Training can take you today. For more information about our Diploma of Community Services, email us at, call us on 1800 123 584 or fill out our online contact form and we’ll get back to you shortly.


Unit Code

Unit Description

CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety


Unit Code

Unit Description

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports

Fees and Funding,

Please see below for our fee for service and funded pricing for our Diploma of Community Services.

Fee for Service (FFS): $6,500

South Australia

WorkReady Funding

  • $1000 (Non-concessional)
  • $500 (Concessional)

JobTrainer Program

  • $349


Higher Level Skills Program

  • $200 (Non-concessional)
  • $100 (Concessional)

With all of Celtic Training’s courses, we can offer payment plans so you can start studying immediately to achieve your goals faster! For more information about funding or our pricing structure please click here.

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