Diploma of Community Services

This course is not available to international students.
National code: CHC52015 Diploma (TAFE) Hawthorn, Online, Wantirna Send me a link to this course
The Diploma of Community Services provides students with the knowledge and skills to work in the community services sector in residential and community settings. Students will learn how to provide a holistic approach to client needs, including social, emotional, psychological and practical support.

Students will need to successfully complete fieldwork placements, for which they will be required to undertake a police record check and a Working with Children Check.
The courses include a mix of delivery methods, including face-to-face class time, online work, project work and industry experience.


18 months full time (standard delivery); 1 year Workplace or Employer delivery (for community sector workers). Workplace or Employer delivery is online and supported with compulsory monthly Saturday workshops.


Hawthorn (March, August)
Online (February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December)
Wantirna (March, August) - View application and start dates

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Workplace Training,
  • Part-time

VTAC course codes

  • 3400210544
    Hawthorn (fee type determined by provider)
  • 3401010544
    Wantirna (fee type determined by provider)