Full course $4,480
RPL from $2,080
Talk to us about the range of payment options we offer.
Qualifications at this level may require you to either be currently working in the sector or to undertake work placement.
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Student contribution fee:
1 – 2 years
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Diploma of Community Services
Hands on, Immersive Learning
A truly immersive Community Services learning Experience
Latest Nationally recognised training
Trainers who actually work in the industry
25 years experience in the Community Sector
18 years experience as a registered training organisation
High quality materials, resources and personalised support
The opportunity to learn and work with the best
Simply the best community sector Training.
Learning that will immerse you in the sector and provide you with opportunities to practice your skills in a real community services environment, with real clients and hands on supervision.
From working in our respite home, to working with kids and young adults with disabilities in our vacation programs, to supporting and assisting our disability and mental health clients to achieve their outcomes, Spectrum offers you real life experiences like no other training provider.
With our main campus on the same grounds as our support, counselling and health and fitness services, from the very first moment you walk into Spectrum you will be immersed in day to day workings of a community services provider with more than 25 years experience in the field. You may also have the opportunity to work at our respite home, to assist with clients through our community access programs, and support them to achieve the outcomes they desire while you achieve yours.
This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.
At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
- Learn from our sector leading trainers
- Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
- Study in a flexible manner that suits you
- Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals
The Diploma of Community Services is made up of 16 units of competency. 8 of these units are core units and 8 are elective units.
View the packaging rules for the Diploma of Community Services and see what core and elective units you can complete.
There are no formal prerequisites for entry into this course of study however, Training Package guidelines may require you to either be currently working in the sector or undertaking work placement.
How to enrol
Individual students can enrol by filling out the form below.
If you represent a group of students or would like a tailored program for your workplace then please contact us directly to see how we can help you reach your learning and development goals.