Stanley College
Stanley College

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

CRICOS Course Code 104629J

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Course overview

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services enables you to work in diverse areas such as community health, employment services and disability services to make a significant difference in client’s lives. The case management specialisation gives you skills to manage, coordinate and deliver services to the clients with diverse need. This will also give you first-hand experience in assessing and reviewing information and improving service practices. The job roles include but are not limited to Case Coordinator, Case Management Supervisor, Case Worker or Case Manager, Community Care Worker, Community Services Worker, Manager Community Services, Program Coordinator, and Team Leader.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 104 weeks including 24 weeks of holidays (International Students)

  • Students: International & Local

  • (International Students)
    Tuition Fee: $18,000
    Materials Fee: $900

  • Funding: Government Funding Available (Local Students)

  • CRICOS Code: 104629J

  • Intakes:
    Intakes 2022: 21 Nov
    2023: 2 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Mar,3 April, 1 May, 12 June, 24 July, 4 Sep,

  • Locations: Perth

About Course

Course Duration

For International Students
This course is delivered over 104 weeks (including 24 weeks of holidays) . Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + self-study component. This course includes Work Based Training of 28 weeks @ 20 hours per week (total=560 hours).

For Local Students
This course is delivered over 52 weeks (intensive course – including 4 weeks of holidays). Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + self-study component. This course includes Work Based Training of 4 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=152 hours)

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Study Modes

    The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-Face Classroom-Based learning
  • Practical Simulated Activities in the Stanley College Simulated Community Services Facility
  • Work-Based Training

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
  • CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision
  • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
  • CHCCDE010 Develop and lead community engagement strategies to enhance participation
  • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Work-Based Training

During Work-Based Training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready> at graduation. Stanley College has entered into Work-Based Training agreements with a number of employers.

All Work-Based Training is organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students.

Before commencement of Work-Based Training, students are also required to provide:

  • National Police Certificate (WA)^
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) screening certificate^
  • Medical Clearance may also be required^
  • Evidence of Flu Vaccination^
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC)^
  • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination^#

ˆRequired to complete the Work-Based Training component of the course.
#Fully Vaccinated = You have received at least two doses of a COVID-19 Vaccination AND a mandatory third dose when it is due (currently 3 months after 2nd dose)

> completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to for more information.

Course Entry Requirements


  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Upper-intermediate Level of English
IELTS Test Score of 5.5
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 65
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET D Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 513
  • TOEIC 605

Course Pre-Requisite Requirements

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.


For International Students
Tuition Fee: $18,000
Materials Fee: $900*

For Local Students
Tuition Fee: $8,000
Easy payment plans available.

*The Materials Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course
at Stanley College. Please familiarise yourself with the applicable Stanley College Refund and Cancellation

Funding is available for Local Students ONLY under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:
Concession Course Fee^: $439.20
Non-Concession Course Fee^: $1,482.30

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here

^Student Tuition Fees – The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2022.

Government Funding

For Local Students
Local Students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.

Intake Dates


  • 21 Nov


  • 2 Jan
  • 23 Jan
  • 6 Mar
  • 3 Apr
  • 1 May
  • 12 June
  • 24 July
  • 4 Sep

Career Opportunities

This qualification suits students seeking a career in the following job roles:

  • Child Welfare Officer
  • Residential Carer (Child Protection)
  • Social Housing Coordinator
  • Community Services Case Manager or Case Worker
  • Case Coordinator
  • Case Management Supervisor
  • Community Care Worker
  • Community Services Worker
  • Program Coordinator
  • Team Leader

RPL/Work Experience

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.

Other Expenses

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here

Further Studies

On completion of the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management), students may pursue a bachelors degree at Stanley College or selected Bachelor courses at Universities.

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