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CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services

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Course Outcome

Community Services Industry

Looking for a career where you can make a difference every day? 

Join an industry with strong job growth expected over the next five years* and change yours, and others lives forever? 

Studying a Diploma of Community Services is perfect for those who desire a meaningful career that will see you connect emotionally with others.  Those in Community Services make real, long-lasting impact with their work. 

Learn the skills to empower individuals, groups and communities. Are you ready to make a change?

  • Community Services Worker
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Support Worker
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Social And Welfare Professionals
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Manage and promote diversity
  • Promoting Indigenous cultural safety
  • Working with people with mental illnesses

Potential Careers


Getting a Diploma of Community Services from HETC can start you on your path to a fulfilling career as a Welfare Support Worker, Community Services Case Worker, Health Education Officer, Outreach Officer and Family Support Worker. 

Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the management, coordination and/or delivery of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You must complete at least 100 hours of work placement providing you with real world skills, so you can hit the ground running.

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services | 16 Units | 52 Weeks | Online Study 

HLTWHS004      Manage work health and safety

CHCLEG003      Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCCOM003     Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCDIV003       Manage and promote diversity

CHCPRP003      Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCDEV002      Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCMGT005     Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

CHCCCS007      Develop and implement service programs

CHCYTH001      Engage respectfully with young people

CHCDIV002       Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCCSM005     Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCCDE003      Work within a community development framework

CHCCCS004      Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS003      Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

CHCAOD009      Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans

CHCMHS001      Work with people with mental health issues

Course Details

The Diploma of Community Services is delivered online. HETC’s online study gives you the flexibility to study in a time and place that is most comfortable for you.  

Course Delivery

Course Availability

Students will need to have access to a computer with internet capabilities and basic computer skills to complete this course. 

As part of this course, students are required to complete at least 100 hours of work placement. 

HETC will assist students to find a suitable community services workplace in their local area.

Students are recommended to spend around 25 hours per week study.

  • Australian Citizens/Permeant Resident / New Zealand Citizen/Permeant Resident
  • 16 years or above

We Provide Flexible Online Study Options

Why Study HETC?

HETC provides educational opportunities that give students the most from their studies. Our experienced industry qualified trainers work with you during your course to guide you on a pathway towards your desired career.

We Provide Access to Supportive Trainers

We Provide Career Ready Education

We Provide Pathways to University


"I completed my diploma of community services through HETC. They have the best trainers, always there when you need them, they explain things extremely well and always push you to do your best. Couldn't have done it without them. Now onto my next study."


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