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Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

CHC52015

  • Get qualified to work as a case manager for government & non-profit organisations with this Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) (CHC52015)
  • Gain a qualification within one year
  • Study now & pay later via Government loan

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At a glance

Study mode

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OnlineIn-class

Provider

Australian College of Applied Psychology (RTO 0500)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

Year 12 Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency) OR a Certificate IV
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.

Location

NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne

Online

Work placement

210 hours in total & practical workshops

Course length
Full-time: 1 year | Part-time: Maximum 3 years
Study mode

Online

In-class

Assessment
Practical assessments & projects
Start date

3 start dates per year. 

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Provider
Australian College of Applied Psychology (RTO 0500)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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Price
The total cost varies depending on the payment option
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Prerequisites

  • Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • Certificate IV qualification in a non-trade area, OR
  • Successful completion of the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) at exit Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)

If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:

  • provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

What you'll learn

Gain the skills to effectively work in case management in the community services sector, including:

  • Developing relationships and communication with clients
  • Service co-ordination
  • Networking with agencies and services
  • Ethical conduct
  • Risk management, and
  • Occupational health and safety issues

Work placement

This course includes a total of 210 hours of professional work placement in a community services agency.

You will do 3 placements throughout the course. ACAP's Work Place Coordinator can assist you in finding a work placement.

Course structure

9 units

Units

  1. Communication with clients

  2. Skills for working in industry

  3. Specialist interpersonal skills - Blended delivery workshop

  4. Society in the Australian context

  5. Case management practice 1 - Blended delivery workshop

  6. Workplace communication

  7. Mental health

  8. Case management practice 2 - Blended delivery workshop

  9. Program development

Upon completion, you may apply for admission into ACAP's Bachelor of Applied Social Science, Bachelor of Counselling or Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) programs with advanced standing equivalent to eight modules.

Support and delivery

To help fit your study around your lifestyle, work and family commitments, we provide a choice of learning methods as specified below. No matter which method you choose, your learning will be supported by a set of comprehensive materials which can be downloaded free or purchased in hard copy.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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