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  • CHC62015

Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

At a glance

At a glance

Upgrade your career in the community sector with this advanced qualification, which is tailored to make your transition into a managerial role easier.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Disability Support Manager
  • Project Administration
  • Program Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • Project Manager
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CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Get a head in your career in the community sector with this advanced qualification. This course is designed specifically for workers already in the industry who are looking to upgrade to a managerial position. This qualification will give you the confidence and flexibility to work in a leadership role across any number of growth industries in the sector.

This course will give you the practical knowledge you need to lead a team, manage risk and finances, and encourage innovation and growth. You will also learn how to research and apply evidence to your practice and promote diversity. Our teachers are industry leaders, who will give you one-on-one guidance, and mentor you to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will give you the confidence and practical knowledge to lead projects or work in managerial roles in a diverse range of settings in the community services sector.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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
North and Far North Queensland
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCECE029
Respond to problems and complaints about the service

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
CHCCOM003
Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCPRP004
Promote and represent the service
CHCCCS007
Develop and implement service programs
Sunshine Coast
CHCCSM004
Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCPOL002
Develop and implement policy
CHCPOL003
Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP004
Promote and represent the service
BSBHRM512
Develop and manage performance management processes
BSBMGT605
Provide leadership across the organisation
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCMHS010
Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is preferred, but not mandatory that you meet the following requirements:-

  • that students are to be working within the Community Sector.
  • successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or be of mature-age.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills subsidised price, you must:

  • be an existing worker in the Community Services and Health Industry and may already hold a Certificate IV or higher level qualification. Existing workers must provide a letter from their employer stating that they are an employee of the organisation or a current payslip that displays the ABN and Trading name.
  • be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland