CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services + HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage (International)

Career in Medical Practices / Health Administration

This two year double diploma is delivered in partnership with Massage Schools of Queensland, this qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, coordinating 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.

Subjects

Fees and Dates

Entry Requirements

Delivery

Career Opportunities

Pathways

CodeTitle
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
Electives
CHCCDE011 Implement community development strategies
 CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
 CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
 CHCCDE012 Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes
 CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
 CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
 BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services

Assessment:
Uses a staggered assessment schedule with a range of methodologies such as:

  • Real world projects
  • Simulated workplace case studies
  • Portfolios of authentic work samples
  • Presentations

For details about Diploma of Remedial Massage, delivered by Massage Schools of Queensland, please click here.

Due DateFee
Cost of course (not including Diploma of Remedial Massage)$16,000
DepositUpon enrolment$2,000
Enrolment feeUpon enrolment$250
Monthly installments*Beginning of each month$1400

*Remainder of course fees – payable in monthly instalments over a 10 month period.

2018 Dates:

  • 30th January
  • 22nd May
  • 11th September

  • IELTS 5.5 (all bands), or equivalent
  • Basic computer and internet skills
  • 18 years of age or older

Delivery is face-to-face on the Gold Coast in association with Massage Schools Queensland, 36 Kortum Drive, Burleigh Heads, Qld.

Vocational Placement: This course also requires 100 hours of vocational placement (unpaid) in a live working environment. Students are expected to find their own placement however Sarina Russo Institute will assist you if you have difficulties finding a suitable venue.

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.

Possible occupational titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Case coordinator
  • Case worker or manager
  • Community services worker
  • Coordinator family services
  • Early intervention worker
  • Family support worker
  • Group facilitator/coordinator
  • Pastoral care counsellor
  • Pastoral care manager
  • Program coordinator or manager
  • Social welfare worker
  • Support facilitator
  • Welfare worker

UniversityCredits Awarded
Southern Cross University

8 subject credits towards:

  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Social Welfare
Griffith University 60 credit points (6 subjects) awarded against a Bachelor of Human Services (total of 240 credit points)
Torrens University

 80 credit points (1 year) towards:

  • Bachelor of Human Services (Aging) (Disability)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Counselling) & (Community Services)

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