CHC52021 - Diploma of Community Services

Community Services Course for International Students!

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Course Overview
Course Duration & Delivery Method
Work Placement
Entry Requirements
Course Fee
Enrolment Process
Key Dates
Who should enrol for this course?
Learning Outcomes
Recognition of Prior Learning
Diploma of Community Services

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

Hone the Practical Skills Required for Your Work in a Business Environment!
Want to enter the business industry? Develop the skills needed to get ahead with a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business! As a student, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge required to carry out a range of administrative and clerical tasks, which may help you pursue a career in office administration or something similar.
With high-quality course materials and premier student support, Vigil International College offers the nationally recognised BSB30120 Certificate III in Business. We deliver tailor-made, flexible course options for our students to help meet their specific needs. By studying a Certificate III in Business BSB30120 with us, you will attain industry-relevant skills and knowledge, qualifying you for your future career.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business?
The BSB30120 Certificate III in Business is a nationally recognised qualification. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in business, marketing and customer service. You'll learn how to analyse the environment of your own or another organisation and respond appropriately. This qualification will provide you with the skills needed for a successful career in customer service, marketing or business administration.

2. Who should enrol for a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business?
Students who want to take the next step in their career should enrol for a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business. You'll be able to apply for a variety of jobs, such as marketing manager, business analyst or event coordinator. The course is designed for people with a passion for the business industry and allows you to learn key skills in areas such as marketing communications, human resources management, strategic planning and more.

3. Why should I choose Vigil International College for the course BSB30120 to receive a Certificate III in Business?
Choosing Vigil International College for a Certificate III in Business BSB30120 is an excellent way for you to learn about the many ways businesses operate. When you enrol in this course, you'll get a chance to explore topics such as marketing, human resource management, accounting, and more. You'll also be able to complete an internship and gain valuable work experience. For people who are trying to make their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs come true, getting a degree from Vigil International College can help make it happen.

4. What will I study in this course?
Our Certificate III in Business BSB30120 course is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and experience necessary for a range of opportunities in the field of business administration. You will learn how to:
- Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
- Support personal well-being in the workplace
- Participate in sustainable work practices
- Use inclusive work practices
- Assist with maintaining workplace safety
- Engage in workplace communication
- Use business software applications
- Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment
- Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
- Write simple documents
- Undertake project work
- Articulate, present and debate ideas
- Work as a part of a team

CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services, also commonly known as the Community Services Course, is suitable for individuals who want to obtain the latest nationally recognised qualification that reflects the role of community services workers involved in the delivery, management, and coordination of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities.

Our course is suitable for International Students.

Course Duration:

This course is designed to be completed over 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).

Expected Study Hours: Typical learners are expected to spend approximately 1,215 hours depending on your existing knowledge, skills, and experience.

Delivery Method:

This course is delivered via Blended Learning. Blended Learning consists of both face-to-face classroom sessions and online sessions.

Students will be assessed through:

  • Written assessments
  • Tasks based on simulated scenarios/ case studies (virtual workplace)
  • Observations via demonstration, presentations and/or role plays
  • Observations via workplace/vocational placement

Note: Students are required to complete 200 hours of mandatory work placement. Refer to the “Work Placement” Section for further details.

Work Placement

A total of 200 Hours of mandatory industry work placement is required to be completed for this qualification.

Generally, you will be responsible for finding a Vocational Placement provider. However, you may be supported by the Vocational Placement Coordinator in finding one. The Training Manager and Work Placement Co-ordinator will discuss the best options for placement with every student to find a location and timing that suits the student. Where the student is already working in an appropriate workplace, it is recommended that this facility would be best for gathering the workplace evidence for the units across the identified 200 hours. There may be some flexibility in the timing of workplace evidence collected for these existing workers who have employer support for this course.

Vigil International College will provide all work placement support resources to our students.

Work Placement Requirements:

All students entering a workplace facility in the aged care industry, must have:

  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance
  • Current Vaccination/Immunization Certificate and Proof of Immunity (Highly Recommended).

There are no formal pre-requisites required to enter this course.

However, Vigil International College requires students to meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Have basic computer skill
  • Hold a Current Student Visa
  • Have sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills.
  • If you are from an English-speaking Background, you must have completed at least Year 10 English, or equivalent.
  • If you are from a non-English speaking background, you must provide one of the following, as evidence, of upper intermediate proficiency in English:
    • IELTS total band score of at least 6.0 with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.
    • TOEFL IBT, Pearson Test of English, Cambridge English Advanced with scores equivalent to IELTS 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each band.
    • The English test must have been taken within two years before the application is made.

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* Students who fail the LL&N assessment may still be enrolled to a course if endorsed by the trainer/assessor, and corresponding additional support strategies are in place.

Resources Required:

Vigil International College will provide students with all Learning & Assessment resources required to complete this course.

However, students must ensure that they have access to the following resources:

  1. A computer or laptop with Internet
  2. Google Chrome (recommended browser)
  3. MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint or equivalent applications
  4. Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent application
  5. Pen, notebook, and paper

The cost of undertaking this course is:

• Onshore Students: $9,900
• Offshore Students: $12,900

Other Fees:

• Enrolment Fee: $300
• Material Fee: $750

Note: Please read the Vigil International College Student Handbook and other policies and procedures including Refund Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, RPL Procedure prior to enrolling.

Enrolment Process
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Students Enquire directly with Vigil or Contact their Education Agent.
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Enrolment Form
Students complete the online enrolment form directly or through their Education Agent.
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Vigil provides Students or their Agent the Student Agreement, Letter of Offer and Pre-Enrolment Assessment Form.
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Student Acceptance
Students pay 50% fees and return all signed documents back to Vigil either directly or through their Agent.
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Confirmation of Enrolment
Vigil issues Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE).
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Student Visa & Arrangements
Students should then Finalise their Student Visa Conditions (with DOHA) and make travel / accommodation arrangements.
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Student Arrival & Orientation
Students arrive in Sydney and attend International Student Orientation at Vigil.
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Classes Begin!
Students to start attending classes (20 hours a week).
Students can join this course 8 times a year.

The Intake Dates can be found on our "Key Dates" page:

This course is for individuals who want to start their career in the Community Services sector. Upon completion of the course, you may want to work in any of the following roles:

  • Case Coordinator
  • Case Management Supervisor
  • Case Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Community Care Worker
  • Program Coordinator

This course is also pathway into further studies, and you may wish to consider enrolling into the following courses:

  • CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Community Welfare

Upon successful completion of all the 20 units and the mandatory 200 hours of work placement, you will be awarded the CHC52021 - Diploma of Community Services.

The units in this course include:

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
  • CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
  • CHCCSM013 Facilitate and review case management
  • CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
  • CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
  • CHCDEV005 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Vigil International College has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process in place which is discussed in detail in our Recognition Policy and Procedure.

Prospective students are informed of the RPL Policy and procedures prior to enrolment in the course and through a variety of means, including pre-enrolment interview, enrolment form, student handbook, and website.

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