At a glance
Provider TrainSmart (RTO #51771)
Qualification CHC52015: Diploma of Community Services
Study Mode Online with 100 hours of work placement experience.
Payment Options • Self funder payment plan – Pay your course fee by credit cart, cheque, EFT or cash;
• VET FEE-HELP – Government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later. If chosen, students are required to read the VET FEE-HELP Booklet prior to enrolment
Cost $16,000
Duration 12 Months
Number of Units 14 units of competency
Start Date Usually within 1-14 days after welcome process
Course Description This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, coordinating and/or delivering of person-centered services to individuals, groups and communities.
University Pathways While this course maybe recognised as a pathway to university, it is not a guarantee of entry. It is the responsibility of the student to research eligibility criteria’s set by the university
Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however TrainSmart Australia will assess a students’ ‘Academic Suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. Academic suitability is determined by either; the student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate; or, the student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy.
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The Diploma of Community Services will equip you with the necessary skills to be able to advise, support and help various groups and individuals in our community – from all walks of life. You will learn how to support those from different backgrounds and be given strategies and skills to assist, nurture and promote their wellbeing.


Over the last decade there has been a vast increase in the number of people needed for employment in the community service industries.


On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the following nationally recognised qualification: CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.


CHCCS007 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
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCOM004 Present information to stakeholder groups
CHCCSL507B Support clients in decision-making processes
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery
BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace



Information regarding the Schedule of Fees for this Trainsmart course, please click > here

Elite Colleges Pty Ltd is an approved agent of SMR Learning Services t/a TrainSmart Australia (RTO ID 51771). TrainSmart is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider.