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 programs or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Further study 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).

Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the community services industry in the following occupational titles:

Entry Requirements

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.

Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.

Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.

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

Workplace Experience

This qualification requires you to hold a current and satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check to undertake workplace experience.

Qualification Structure

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

Unit CodeUnit TitleC/EStreamPR/CR
1BSBFIM601Manage financesC--
2BSBHRM512Develop and manage performance-management processesE--
3BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational changeC--
4BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvementC--
5BSBMGT616Develop and implement strategic plansE--
6BSBRSK501Manage riskC--
7CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversityC--
8CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceC--
9CHCMGT001Develop, implement and review quality frameworkC--
10CHCMGT003Lead the work teamC--
11CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesE--
12CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceE--
13TAEDEL404Mentor in the workplaceE--

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