CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Update

The next course for the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services will commence August 2022. 

Submit an expression of interest below to be notified when enrolments for this course are open. If you have an enquiry regarding this course email us at

Course Information

The Community Services sector is a highly rewarding field of work, and you can experience it for yourself by studying a  Diploma of Community Services with the South Australian Learning Centre.

This qualification reflects the roles of community services workers involved in managing, coordinating and/or delivery of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Elective units reflect roles in Disability, Leadership and Management.


This course is supported by the Government of South Australia, the training fee is subsidised for eligible participants. Please visit for eligibility criteria.  Limited places - refer to the subsidised training list.

Job Trainer Concession available, for more information please visit:


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Course Information

Duration: 18 months including 100 hours placement
Delivery mode: Blended learning
Assessment: Online Assignments + Workplace simulations + Work Placement
Funding: Job Trainer Concession = $350 | Government Subsidy = $990
Course Fee Value: $5,000 (GST Inclusive)
Course Fee Description: Course Fee Value ($5,000 ) applies to those not eligible for subsidy. To check eligibility for subsidy visit Incidental costs not inlcuded in course fee = $64.35 (NDIS Worker Check).
Course Deposit Value: $500 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable
Course Prerequisites: Min Cert IV from Community Services package, equivalent or higher; A computer, laptop or tablet with adequate Data/WIFI. Satisfactory DHS check. The enrolment process includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy screening and interview
  • Course subjects

  • CHCDIV003
    Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCCCS007
    Development and implement service programs
  • CHCCOM003
    Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCLEG003
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTWHS004
    Manage work health and safety
  • CHCPRP003
    Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCDEV002
    Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • CHCMGT005
    Faciltate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCMHS001
    Work with people with mental health issues
  • BSBPEF401
    Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • BSBLDR412
    Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  • BSBXTW401
    Lead and facilitate a team
  • CHCPOL003
    Research and apply evidence to practice
  • CHCDIS006
    Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS008
    Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS010
    Provide person centred services to people with disability with complex needs