Community & Health

Community Services

Study Areas
Course Types

Diploma of Community Services / Bachelor of Social Work - Flinders Uni Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 66 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00040
Course TypePackage of courses
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileCounsellor and Community WorkerCounsellor and Community Worker
FacultiesCommunity Services
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery

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Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
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External816313Apply Now ExternalFT & PT 
Port Adelaide853326Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay & Evening

Course Admission Requirements

  • Certificate IV or higher in Community Services or Health related area

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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score

Uni Dual Offer Course

  • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
  • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
  • No further application will be required.
  • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
  • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
  • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • For further information on studying this course externally contact (08) 8552 0234 or community@tafesa.edu.au
  • Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification addresses work in roles that usually involve service delivery, either direct client work and/or community education or development projects. Workers at this level operate at an advanced skill level and may also have responsibility for the supervision of other staff and volunteers.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015)
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, students must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Fees

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.