AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)


National Code: CHC52015
TAFE SA Code: TP00833


Description

Students gain the expertise and knowledge necessary to facilitate case management, assess and analyse client needs, communicate effectively with clients and staff, and support client self-management.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Counsellor and Community Worker Counsellor and Community Worker

Locations & Applications

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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

and

  • Certificate IV or higher in a Community Services or Health related area
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$2,370 - $2,547
$4,739 - $5,094
Concession
$1,469 - $1,579
$2,937 - $3,157

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,504 - $3,767
$7,009 - $7,534
    • Workplace Training applicants will be contacted by TAFE SA to verify employment status before offers are made. To access subsidised training you will be required to undertake the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA).
    • This qualification requires a combination of online study and compulsory weekly attendance on campus. In addition to this, students will be required to attend a localised industry specific setting for work placement and complete industry experience at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic www.bowerplace.com.au - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.
    • For participation in this qualification, students will be required to obtain a clearance from the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion at their expense. For more information please go to https://screening.dcsi.sa.gov.au/
    • The Blended course will begin in Term 4, 2019 from mid October and end in April 2020. Offers will be made from 27 September for the Term 4 Intake.
    • Basic computing skills are required for successful completion of this course. Contact Information Services on 1800 882 661 for information on courses available.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Case worker, case coordinator, case manager.

    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 (Case Management) (CHC52015)
    This course provides the skills and knowledge essential to undertake case management in the community services sector. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 8 elective units plus you must complete 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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services 100
    Develop and implement service programs 100
    Develop workplace communication strategies 100
    Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes 120
    Manage and promote diversity 80
    Manage legal and ethical compliance 80
    Manage work health and safety 40
    Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills 60
    Assess co-existing needs 80
    Confirm client developmental status 60
    Coordinate complex case requirements 75
    Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs 55
    Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 80
    Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management 75
    Facilitate responsible behaviour 40
    Facilitate the counselling relationship and process 120
    Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 40
    Manage service response to young people in crisis 150
    Plan and conduct group activities 70
    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25
    Provide case management supervision 120
    Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs 90
    Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances 90
    Support counselling clients in decision-making processes 120
    Work in an alcohol and other drugs context 80
    Work with people with mental health issues 80
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Social Work
    Bachelor of Social Sciences
    Bachelor of Psychological Science
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Social Work
    Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability)
    Bachelor of Psychological Science and Sociology (Online program)
    Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services)
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