CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Community Services

  • Course Name – CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • Course Provider – Key 2 Learning College (RTO 88191, CRICOS 03644F)
  • Course Delivery – Face-to-face/Blended
  • Classroom Face-to-Face – 7 hours per week  
  • Online Study – 13 hours per week
  • Course Units – 16
  • Course Duration – 47 weeks
Canberra Campus (49 Phillip Avenue, Watson ACT )
  • Course Start Date – Tuesday 19th of January 2021
  • Course End Date – Tuesday 14th of December 2021
Sydney Campus (5-7 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown NSW
  • Course Start Date – to be determined

Fee For Service Price (without funding or subsidies) = $9320.00

There are many funding options and payment plans available depending on your situation.

Funding requires that you are:

  • Living or working in the ACT.
  • Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or other eligible Visa holder. 
  • For information on eligible Visas:  

Funding Option 1:

— JobTrainer — Fee Free Training — No Cost — No HEX —

*Eligible Students MUST be:

  • a person aged 17-24 years of age, regardless of employment status, who is not enrolled in or attending a school or college, or another program leading to completion of year 12.

  • a job seeker who is out of work and/or in receipt of income support  payments (regardless of age).
  • University Students who are 17-24 years of age.
Funding Option 2:

— ACT Skilled Capital Funding — Subsidized Training Costs — No HEX 

  • For eligibility requirements please check the ‘entry requirements’ tab or contact Key 2 Learning College.

Student Tuition Fees for Skilled Capital Funding are as follows:

Cert II – $300.00

Cert III – $400.00

Cert IV – $500.00

Dip – $600.00

Skill sets – $200.00

On successful completion of your qualification Skills Canberra will pay you a completion bonus of $300.00.


If you have an eligible and valid concession card, you will be required to only pay half of the relevant fee.

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Government.

The Diploma of Community Services will be conducted over 48 weeks.  The units included in this are: 

Unit Code

Unit Title

Unit type Core (C) or Elective (E)


Reflect on and Improve Own Professional Practice



Develop Workplace Communication Strategies



Manage meetings



Manage Legal and Ethical Compliance



Manage personal and professional development



Manage and Promote Diversity



Manage Work Health and Safety



Analyse Impacts of Sociological Factors on Clients in Community Work and Services



Manage team effectiveness



Assess Co-existing Needs



Facilitate Workplace Debriefing and Support Processes



Develop and Implement Service Programs



Manage projects



Coordinate Complex Case Requirements



Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management



Provide case management supervision


There are no entry requirements to study this course.

Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility

To be eligible for Skilled Capital, you must, at the time of enrolment, be:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than 6 months, or
  • an eligible visa holder, and
  • living or working in the ACT, and
  • at least 15 years of age, and
  • not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college except where the student:
    • is undertaking a course of study leading to completion of year 12 in an alternative program, or
    • has an Exemption Certificate and the selected Skilled Capital qualification is an approved Australian School-based Apprenticeship pathway.

In addition to the above, to be eligible for a certificate II level Skilled Capital qualification, your training provider must have evidence to demonstrate that a certificate II qualification is a justifiable learning pathway for you.

Previous education and training will not impact your eligibility for Certificate III qualifications and above. However, you cannot be funded for a qualification you have completed within the last 7 years. Also, you can only be subsidised for 1 Skilled Capital qualification at a time.

Love helping people? Make a rewarding career out of it! Embrace one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors and help yourself to help others, with a nationally recognised CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services. 

This course will allow you to develop the skills required to help make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of others and support the community. Learn to coordinate, manage and deliver services and programs to individuals, groups and communities in need.

Successful completion of the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services can lead to a huge range of career opportunities including:

  • Case Management
  • Case Worker
  • Welfare Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Disability Support Worker

These are just some of the endless career opportunities presented by this course!

Key 2 Learning College (RTO 88191, CRICOS 03644F) has strong connections to hospitals, aged care providers and the community sector.

Key 2 Learning College’s staff are mainly registered nurses with significant industry experience.

Key 2 Learning College’s graduate employment rates are over 90% (and completion rates are also in the high 90s).

This makes Key 2 Learning College the provider of choice for health and community services courses

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Click the Enrol Now button below then download and complete the PDF Enrolment Form.

Please ensure you include your Unique Student Identifier (USI) on your Enrolment Form. If you do not have a USI, you can create one here:

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