Diploma of Community Services (WA only)

Please note - this course is available to Western Australian residents only.

If you are looking for a career that utilises your great communication and interpersonal skills as well as your desire to help others in the community, then this CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services qualification from Industry Skills Training could be a great career step. This qualification is also ideal for people already working in the community services sector who wish to expand their knowledge in the field and further their career.

The course will teach you essential skills required for holding positions involved in community services, case management and social housing that focus on management, coordination and delivery of person-centred services to individuals, groups and various communities.

By acquiring skills such as facilitating workplace debriefing and support processes, managing legal and ethical compliance, assessing and promoting social, emotional and physical well-being, providing advocacy and representation services and development and facilitation of all aspects of case management, you will be able to confidently perform in a range of community services positions across a broad spectrum of organisations.

This qualification will also enable you to work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, as well as to oversee the work of junior staff members.

There is a minimum work placement component of 100 hours.

Note: This course is available through the Jobs & Skills WA Priority Industry Training and Lower Fees, Local Skills programs. A government funded discount is available for eligible students. Enquire now to find out if you qualify. This course is NOT available to people on 500 or 600 visas.

CHC52021 Industry Skills Training
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Industry Skills Training (RTO: 40486)

  • Qualification

    Diploma, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront paymentJobs & Skills WA Funding

  • Duration

    Enquire now for course duration

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.