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CHC62015
Advanced Diploma of

Community Sector Management

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Nationally recognised
Duration up to 18 months
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13 units of competency
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Summary

This qualification would suit people who aim to be managers within a range of community sector organisations across Australia. You might find yourself in a role working independently, or reporting to executive management; in job types where you will provide guidance and support to workers in this profession who seek to improve the lives of their clients. You might work independently or report to boards, and undertake a range of tasks to assist people in living fulfilling lives. This course will give you a well-rounded foundation for progressing in the community services industry.

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Detail

Duration
Up to 18 months
Units
13 units of competency
You might plan and monitor service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, while also managing risk. You might look after a specific program or project, or deal with broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre. You could undertake a range of tasks where you use your community sector management skills to achieve results for your clients in line with the organisation's goals and strategic directions.
Course structure

The standard course is conducted over a 18 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

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Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Assessment
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be successfully completed to attain the qualification. The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training. All units must be successfully completed to gain the Advanced Diploma.
 
Cluster 1: Quality Frameworks and Compliance
Cluster 2: Leadership and Supervision
Cluster 3: Process Management
Cluster 4: Financial Management
BSBINN601
Lead and manage organisational change

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

CHCMGT003
Lead the work team

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake supervisory and coordinating activities in work groups in health and community service organisations. Workers at this level are team leaders or managers responsible for coordinating and monitoring the activities and performance of work teams and other service providers. This unit applies to a range of leadership roles in health and community services workplaces.

CHCMGT001
Develop, implement and review quality framework

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and monitor a framework for ongoing quality service delivery that supports the rights and interests of clients. The unit applies to a range of leadership roles in health and community services workplaces.

CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities. This unit applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibility for legal and ethical compliance in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.

CHCDIV003
Manage and promote diversity

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and promote diversity in the workplace, and to contribute to the planning of diversity policies and procedures. This may apply to internal work practices or external service delivery. This unit applies to individuals working in any type of leadership role across all industry sectors.

BSBRSK501
Manage risk

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBFIM601
Manage finances

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity. It applies to individuals who have managerial responsibilities which include overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation. It covers all areas of broad financial management. In a larger organisation this work would be supported by specialists in financial management.

BSBMGT608
Manage innovation and continuous improvement

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded. It applies to people with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

CHCMGT002
Manage partnership agreements with service providers

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor formal agreements and partnerships with specialist support providers to meet client needs. This unit applies to a range of leadership roles in health and community services workplaces. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

CHCCSM006
Provide case management supervision

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to take a leadership role in the delivery of quality case management. This includes disseminating information and providing advice on practice issues relating to case management within the organisation. Workers at this level work autonomously and are responsible for own outputs within broad but defined organisation guidelines. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services contexts.

BSBHRM512
Develop and Manage Performance Management Processes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, implement and oversee performance-management processes. The unit also includes specific intervention associated with under-performance or misconduct and developing approaches to address skill and performance gaps.

BSBMGT605
Provide leadership across the organisation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit. It applies to individuals who have a role in inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals and to model professionalism in their organisation and industry. Leadership is seen in the context of the organisational mission. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

CHCECE029
Respond to problems and complaints about the service

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively resolve grievances and complaints about the service. The unit applies to educators who work with children in a variety of education and care services.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Career outcomes
Education pathways
This course might include a pathway to university, which are subject to change. Please speak to one of our Education Consultants for more information.

Educators

Upskilled wants to make sure you aren't alone during your studies, so you'll have assigned specialist trainers for various units based on their expertise and industry knowledge.

Entry requirements

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These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have 2-3 years of experience with servicing the community
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  • hold a Diploma in a related discipline
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  • complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly


You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.

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