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CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Descriptions

**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 

 Qualification will be delivered for 81 weeks including breaks. Students will generally need to spend 18 hours per week on self-studies and completing assessments. 

To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate III, or an equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 5), reading (ACSF Level 5), writing (ACSF Level 5), oral communication (ACSF Level 5) and numeracy (ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course.

 There is no requirement for work placement 

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:
• Health and Welfare service Manager
• Community / Welfare Center Manager
• Project manager
• Coordinator (large organisation)
• Manager (small agency/service)

To be awarded the qualification of CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management, learners must successfully complete a total of Thirteen (13) units of competency, consisting of:
• Eight (8) Core Units, and;
• Five (5) Elective Units,
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational
outcome.

Methods of assessment may include
• Unit Knowledge Task (UKT)
• Unit Skills Test (UST)
• Unit Project (UP)

The learner is required to achieve competency in
Thirteen (13) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $6500
Government Funding: **Tuition Fee: $0

* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.
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
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes

Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management in Melbourne

Sharpen your specialist skills to become the vanguard for your community. Back your skills with the Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management at the Australian College of Professional Studies in Melbourne.

Our Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management course examines the function of a worker who is a mediator or manager in a diverse community sector organisation. These people work unassisted and summarise the analytical report to the administration, directors, or the board of directors. They perform a variety of tasks that require exercising knowledge and skills to attain conclusions based on organisational expectations and technical directions.

Workers holding this degree are responsible for devising and supervising service transmission, recruiting, and conducting performance management for other paid or unpaid workers. They are responsible for allotting to risk management and ensuring continuous development within specific roles. This includes managing specific strategies and projects, extensive administration of community-based organisations, early childhood education services, non-profits, and community centres.

In this diploma program, you will learn the aptitudes required to supervise various duties, headquarters, and programs in the spectrum of community organisations and administration services.

Services like the following are assigned to community sector managers:

  • Residential services
  • Youth services
  • Drugs and alcohol moderation services
  • Cognitive health services
  • Services for people with disabilities
  • Elderly and community care

This advanced diploma in community sector management helps you qualify for basic and crucial sectors of the society. This course focuses on operational assistance through an elaborative framework of study, which covers:

  • Risk Management
  • Finances, Accounting and Money
  • Human Resources and Help
  • Occupational Health and Safety Processes
  • Change & Innovation

Flexible Career Options

This diploma helps you get an idea of how a community operates. You can become one of the moderators after the completion of the course. This course opens many career opportunities for you to apply for. Furthermore, it will make you a significant title holder being able to shape the lives of the people for the better.

Some of the significant jobs that you can get or apply for after finishing your diploma are:

  • Health and welfare service manager
  • Community/welfare centre manager
  • Project manager
  • Coordinator (large organisations)
  • Manager (agency /service)
  • Volunteer manager

The Structure of the Course

To qualify as a community sector manager, you need to get a CHC60125 Community Sector Diploma that comprises of 13 units. There are 8 core and 5 elective units:

  • You need to select at least two units from the elective section. And,
  • You can choose up to 3 units from an approved training package or certification course.
  • These units must be in relation to the work results.

All selected subjects contribute to the results of effective industrial support work under the supervision of ACPS.

The Australian College of Professional Studies offers the following core units:

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

Fee, cost, and scholarships

The course is also available in a low to no fee section for eligible students. However, if you don’t fit the criteria, then you can apply for a full payment course as well.

Students enrolling in the following Government-funded course pay fees subsidised by the government.

For full payment mode- The students must pay complete tuition fees (including student services and amenities fees and all material fees).

Meeting the minimum requirements

CHC62015 Community Sector Diploma is a high demand course and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not fully ensure admission to this course. Several programs accept more applications than the number of vacancies.

For this course, we also evaluate your education, work, and other pertinent knowledge. If you do not meet the minimum requirements, you have the opportunity to use one of our private admissions programs. It is also a good idea to explore learning paths to achieve your goals.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for this course, learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate III, oran equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 5), reading (ACSF Level 5), writing (ACSF Level 5), oral communication (ACSF Level 5) and numeracy(ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course.

How To Apply?

The Australian College of Professional Studies announces the dates of application once the seats are vacant.

For information on the CHC62015 Community Sector Management Online Course in Melbourne, you can directly contact Australian College of Professional Studies.

Contact us on 04 3266 4714 or write to us at info@acpstudies.edu.au for more information.

Duration 81 Weeks
Level Advanced Diploma
Instution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branch Werribee
Level Advanced Diploma
Unit Code CHC62015
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