Community Services

CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

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.

At this level, workers have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific program or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

Pathways

This qualification will provide you with a pathway to a relevant Bachelor degree. Examples include a Bachelor of Community Services or Bachelor of Social Science (Welfare), Bachelor of Social Sciences.

Entry Requirements

Mandatory requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate all 3 criteria below to be enrolled.

  1. Must be aged 21 or older; AND
  2. Aspiring to become a middle manager or manager across a range of community sector organisations; AND
  3. Meet one of the following qualifications and/or experience requirements
  • Currently holding or working towards to complete a Diploma level qualification, and at least 2 years of working experience in community services or other relevant fields (resume to be provided & approved prior to the PTR session); OR
  • Currently holding or working towards to complete a Diploma level qualification, and a supporting letter from current employer. The employer must be in community services or other relevant fields (letter to be provided and approved prior to the PTR session); OR
  • At least 3 years working experience in community services or other relevant fields (resume to be provided & approved prior to the PTR session); OR
  • A supporting letter from current employer. The employer must be in community services or other relevant fields (letter to be provided and approved prior to the PTR session)

You are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre-Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.

Suitability requirements – This qualification requires you to hold a current and satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check,

Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with the Internet.

Workplace Experience

This is no mandatory requirement on placement hours for this qualification. However, due to the selection of the units, you are required to perform the activities outlined in the placement workbook during a period of at least 80 hours through pre-approved PTA placement providers. A workplace deed needs to be signed before you can start recording the hours.

Qualification Structure

To complete CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management you must complete the following units of competency.

Unit CodeUnit TitleC/EStreamPR/CR
1BSBFIM601Manage financesC--
2BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational changeC--
3BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvementC--
4CHCMGT003Lead the work teamC--
5BSBRSK501Manage riskC--
6CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversityC--
7CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceC--
8CHCMGT001Develop, implement and review quality frameworkC--
9CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programsE--
10CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceE--
11CHCCDE012Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomesE--
12CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesE--
13CHCADV005Provide systems advocacy servicesE--

LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s


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