Community Services

CHC62015 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions.

At this level, workers have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific programs or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

Duration

Full time
66 Weeks

Mode of Study

Lectures
Tutorials
Online Learning
Portfolio
Industry Work Placement

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments Observation

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Advanced Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Relevant vocational qualification at Diploma level Or
  • Sufficient work experience in relevant (community services) field
  • Successful completion of SCEI’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test
  • Candidates must be aged 18 or older
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Additional Requirements

  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check

Further Study Pathways

After achieving the CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management the student may undertake further study in a relevant Bachelor Degree including:

  • Bachelor of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Community Welfare

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this course will have employment opportunities in a range of community sector organisations e.g. aged care, early childhood services, disability services. Roles may include:

  • Centre manager
  • Community Care Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • Program Area Manager
  • Manager
  • Coordinator

Core Units

CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT001 - Develop, implement and review quality framework
CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team
BSBFIM601 - Manage finances
BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT608 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 - Manage risk


Elective Units

CHCPOL003 - Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP004 - Promote and present the service

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.

- CHC62015 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Cricos: 090595M

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions.

At this level, workers have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific programs or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

Duration

Full time
66 Weeks

Mode of Study

Lectures
Tutorials
Online Learning
Portfolio
Industry Work Placement

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments Observation

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Advanced Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Diploma of Community Services or equivalent OR
  • Sufficient work experience in relevant (community services) field
  • IELTS Academics with 5.5 band
  • Candidates must be aged 18 or older
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Additional Requirements

  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check

Further Study Pathways

After achieving the CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management the student may undertake further study in a relevant Bachelor Degree including:

  • Bachelor of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Community Welfare

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this course will have employment opportunities in a range of community sector organisations e.g. aged care, early childhood services, disability services. Roles may include:

  • Centre manager
  • Community Care Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • Program Area Manager
  • Manager
  • Coordinator

Core Units

CHCDIV003 - Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT001 - Develop, implement and review quality framework
CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team
BSBFIM601 - Manage finances
BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT608 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 - Manage risk


Elective Units

CHCPOL003 - Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT005 - Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP004 - Promote and present the service

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.