CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management – for Domestic Students

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CHC62015 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management


This Advanced Diploma qualification is designed to equip participants with the required knowledge and skills to advance their career and to function as managers of program areas, projects or delivery of services in a variety of community services industry sectors including community houses and volunteer services/programs.

Online training is available for this course.
Duration and Delivery

This qualification is delivered over a period of 1100 hours. Participants enrolled in this course will have up to 62 weeks to complete the course requirements. This includes 7 weeks of end-of-year holidays and Easter break.


This Advanced Diploma level qualification will be delivered using a blended delivery model with a combination of online learning and face to face delivery. Educators will be available to provide necessary additional support on request.


189 Plenty Road, Preston, VIC 3072.

Career Pathway

Successful completion of this course may enable you to progress towards Graduate Certificates and to continue work efficiently within the Community Services Sector which may include the following occupational titles:

  • Welfare Centre manger
  • Project manager
  • Community development Manager
  • Community services manager
  • Program manager
  • Program area Manager
  • Community care manager
  • Community education manager
  • Coordinator (large organisation)
  • Manager (small agency/service)
Qualification Description

This qualification 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

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Who May Attend

This qualification is beneficial for any person who may

  • Be actively seeking employment in community and/or residential setting
  • Have no formal qualifications in aged care or community services
  • Wish to review/update knowledge and practical experience
  • Be seeking a new career

Students may be able to shorten the length of their studies through the recognition of past experience and/ or qualifications gained elsewhere.  Applications can be made for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer.

These will be assessed according to the college’s policy & procedures to determine if/how much advanced standing will be granted.

This qualification holds National Recognition.


The minimum age for eligible participants is 18 years and above. Proficiency in English is required to meet Industry standards. A proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Overall)

*Although LLN test is not an entry requirement, students are asked to undertake the same so appropriate academic support can be ensured throughout the course of study.

Course Units

Please ask us about credit transfers.

Core Units

Manage and promote diversity
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Develop, implement and review quality framework
Lead the work team
Manage finances
Lead and manage organisational change
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
Manage risk

Elective Units

Develop and implement policy
Promote and represent the service
Manage people performance
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Establish and develop community organisations or social enterprises

Enquire about this course

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Full Fee
AUD 4,400.00
Fees: AUD 3,800.00
Registration Fee: AUD 300.00
Materials: AUD 300.00

Additional Costs

Uniform: AUD 40.00

*Indicative Fees Only - Subject To Change

Government Funding Subsidised Fee (Non-Concession)
AUD 320.00
Fees: AUD 120.00
Registration Fee: AUD 100.00
Materials: AUD 100.00

Additional Costs

Uniform: AUD 40.00

*Indicative Fees Only - Subject To Change

Government Funding Eligibility

To assess your eligibility for government funding please speak to one of our friendly staff or use below link:

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*Eligible students must: –

  • Present a Green Medicare card
  • Be a Permanent resident in Australia
  • Not have a qualification higher or equal to qualification being applied

For further information please contact our friendly staff

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