Diploma of Community Services

Course Code: CHC52021
CRICOS: 114647B


With this advanced qualification, you can take the next step in your community services career. This course will prepare you for a position with a community organisation by providing you with high-level abilities.








Industry Trends

The number of individuals working as aged and disability carers is expected to increase dramatically in the future years, according to the Australian Government's Job Outlook program. Graduates with abilities in this area will be in high demand over the next five years, with about 179,000 job openings projected.

*Statistics on projected employment growth are available on the Labour Market Information Portal at lmip.gov.au.

Potential Income

The average Welfare Support Worker salary in Australia is $77,854 per year.

Career Prospects

Successful completion of Diploma of Community Services may provide career opportunities as:

  • Community Services Worker
  • Welfare Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Family Support Worker

After completing this course, you will have the confidence and abilities to pursue a career as a case manager or community services worker.

Our Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) is government-approved and fully accredited.

This course will provide you with advanced communication skills as well as the ability to establish strategies for working with at-risk groups in your community. You'll also learn how to conduct research and how to work within legal and ethical boundaries. Our highly qualified instructors will provide you with one-on-one assistance as well as the industry expertise you'll need to succeed in the community sector. It will also provide you with the necessary knowledge to continue your education.

Nationally Recognised Training

What to study next?

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other courses such as a Diploma of Business, Diploma of Leadership and Management, or an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Upon successful completion of the 16 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the Diploma of Community Services qualification.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.

Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.

The People

Our Student's Stories

All our students have a story to tell. Read more about why our students made the choice to study with Capital College and how they have gone to achieve their dreams. 


Why Capital College?

Our success story is built on our students and their experience in their studies with us. If you are looking for reasons why to choose Capital College for your studies- start here. 

Job Ready Pathways

Job Ready Pathways

Whether you’re living abroad, studying online or already in Australia, our education pathways are a fully customisable way to chart your course.


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