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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 AprilGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs
2020 AprilWerribee Princes CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs
2020 AprilGeelong City CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 4 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February and July

Course Duration

2 years
 

Cricos Code

095648G

Course Description

Do you want to make a significant difference to your community? This comprehensive course will qualify you to become a professional social welfare worker and is  accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA). You will learn about sociology, welfare law, human rights, psychology and counselling skills. You will also develop practical skills to work effectively with individuals, families, groups and communities.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Through our established network, you will complete a minimum 400 hours of supervised work placement. This allows you to apply your skills and knowledge, gain valuable work experience, begin to develop your own industry network and obtain ACWA accreditation.

Work placement duration: 6-7 consecutive weeks, in a full time setting, 30-38 hours per week.

You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

FT  - 3 days per week | days to be advised | 9.00am - 4.00pm
PT (City Campus only) - 2 days per week | days to be advised | 9.00am - 4.00pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Case manager
  • Community worker
  • Social welfare worker
  • Family support worker
  • CPL for the Bachelor of Social Work at Deakin University.

Course Description

Do you want to make a significant difference to your community? This comprehensive course will qualify you to become a professional social welfare worker and is  accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA), so you can be sure you are training with the best. You will learn about sociology, welfare law, human rights, psychology and counselling skills. You will also develop practical skills to work effectively with individuals, families, groups and communities.

Course Description

Do you want to make a significant difference to your community? This comprehensive course will qualify you to become a professional social welfare worker and is  accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA). You will learn about sociology, welfare law, human rights, psychology and counselling skills. You will also develop practical skills to work effectively with individuals, families, groups and communities.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Through our established network, you will complete a 400 hours of supervised work placement. This allows you to apply your skills and knowledge, gain valuable experience, and begin to develop your own industry network.

You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

Work placement/industry experience

Through our established network, you will complete a minimum 400 hours of supervised work placement. This allows you to apply your skills and knowledge, gain valuable work experience, begin to develop your own industry network and obtain ACWA accreditation.

Work placement duration: 6-7 consecutive weeks, in a full time setting, 30-38 hours per week.

You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

FT  - 3 days per week | days to be advised | 9.00am - 4.00pm
PT (City Campus only) - 2 days per week | days to be advised | 9.00am - 4.00pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Case manager
  • Community worker
  • Social welfare worker
  • Family support worker
  • CPL for the Bachelor of Social Work at Deakin University.
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 13/09/2019 12:00:21 PM

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