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Advanced Diploma Of Community Sector Management

52

Weeks

Course Duration

13

Units

of competency

TAS | NSW

Locations

Available

Advanced Diploma Of Community Sector Management

Course Overview

CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma Of Community Sector Management reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions.

At this level, workers have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific program or project or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

This qualification does not require any Vocational Placement hours.

Course Fees
Offshore Fee

$13,000*

Onshore Fee

$12,000*

*Non-Tuition fees not included

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.

Students must be 18 years old and above.

English requirement
A minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.For more information regarding the commonly acceptable types of English language proficiency evidence, along with the verification methods, please click here
Student Requirements
A student is required to have their own laptop prior to the commencement of the course.

The minimum requirements for the specification of laptops can be found in the Student Equipment Required section below.

Pre-requisites/Co-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Format

8
Core Units
+
5
Elective Units
=
13
Total Units
Core Unit CodeCore Unit Title
*CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
*CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
*CHCMGT001Develop, implement and review quality framework
*CHCMGT003Lead the work team
BSBFIM601Manage finances
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBRSK501Manage Risk
Elective Unit CodeElective Unit Title
*CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
*CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and information
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Student Equipment Required

Students MUST have the following IT equipment prior to enrolling with Reach Community College and will require a suitable study space for self-study, assessment activities, or to participate in online classes.

Hardware requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop with the following recommended System Requirements:
  • Specification of desktop or laptop is as below:
    • Processor: 2.5–2.9 GHz process
    • Memory: 8 GB
    • Display Card: 1 GB GPU
    • Disk Space: 100 GB
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 or Windows 10 version 1809 or above
    • Apple® macOS® Monterey v12, or Apple® macOS® Big Sur v11, or Apple® macOS® Catalina v10.15
  • A webcam, e.g. built-in to a laptop or a USB webcam.
  • Audio input and output suitable for video conferencing or online classes.
  • A headset or earbuds with a microphone is recommended.
  • Photo/scan – a camera, e.g. on a mobile phone, can be required to scan and submit handwritten materials.

 

Software Requirements:

  • A web browser such as Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
  • Student is expected to access the web version of Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Planner, To Do, and Project).
  • Students studying CAD will have access to the College’s Computer-aided design (CAD) system (if applicable to students qualification)

 

Internet Requirements:

  • A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection with sufficient upload and download capacity. A Wi-Fi or mobile connection can be acceptable.
  • Students will have access to the college’s wireless connection whilst on campus.
  • Community internet and computer access:
  • In Australia, public libraries offer free access to computers and the internet, although students may require a membership card or be required to pay a small charge.
  • Students may need to book ahead if they wish to use library services.
  • Students will also have access to printing and photocopying services on a pay-per-page basis. Most libraries also provide wireless hotspots and recharging stations at no cost for students using their own devices.

 

Other Information:

  • The college encourages students to acquire the following skills and knowledge related to operating and maintaining an efficient study environment:
  • Know how to install, use, and keep their computer’s internet browser and other software up to date (e.g. installing security updates)
  • Be proficient in connecting their laptop and/or mobile device to wireless networks either at the college campus, your local library, or other locations
  • Ability to use a web camera and headset/microphone
  • Know how to use cloud storage (e.g. through Office 365 OneDrive)
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and other related software packages.

Qualification Outcome

The following academic and employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

International students can enrol in Australian universities to continue and pursue this career path and/or enrol in a higher-level qualification after completing this qualification. They can then apply their knowledge and skills gained in Australia or their home country to seek work anywhere in the world.

In summary, the completion of this qualification can allow students to work for Community Services Management job roles for a diversity of employers across various fields such as:

  • Project Manager (Community Services)
  • Community Education Manager
  • Community Care Manager
  • Neighbourhood Centre Manager
  • Coordinator of Volunteer Work
  • Community Work Coordinator
  • Community Recreation Centre Manager
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Community Development Manager

 

Please Note: Completion of an REACH qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

Qualification Issued

Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with an Advanced Diploma Of Community Sector Management (CHC62015) and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.

Reach Community College does not guarantee:

  • a successful education assessment outcome for the student or intending student; or
  • completion of a Reach Community College qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
  • a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

 

Reach Community College does not:

  • claim to commit to secure for, or on the student or intending student’s behalf, a migration outcome from undertaking any course offered by the College

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Mode of Delivery:

  • The college will not deliver more than one-third of the units in the qualification by online mode to international students.
  • The college will ensure that for each compulsory study period international students are enrolled in, at least one unit is not delivered through online learning unless it is the final unit of their qualification.

Non-Tuition Fees

$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES

$500 – for each qualification in Individual Support, Disability Support and Community Services, unless otherwise stated. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement. Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/

OSHC FEES
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.