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Diploma of Community Services Coordination (Toowoomba External) (CHC52212)

Course summary

This qualification addresses work across the community sector, in organisations involved in community work, community development and community care services and volunteer programs, in a range of settings such as residential facilities, group homes, community agencies and government departments. These workers apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications or previous experience to resolve problems within organisation guidelines, coordinate specific programs and/or projects and supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers or volunteers and report to service managers.  They may also undertake a first line management role.

Course details

Course type

  • Domestic

Delivery location

  • Toowoomba Campus
  • Chinchilla Campus
  • Dalby Campus
  • Kingaroy Campus
  • Nurunderi Campus
  • Roma Campus
  • Stanthorpe Campus
  • Warwick Campus

Fee type

  • Full Fee
  • Government subsidised

Application mode

  • Please Enquire

Study area

Skill area



Cost Information

All prices quoted are approximate and are subject to change without notice.  These figures should only be taken as a guideline.

Full fee $3000.00

Government Subsidised - Concession fee $2400.00

Show eligibility descriptions

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession
Concession under the Certificate 3 Guarantee is available to holders of a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds such a card or is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person.

Full fee
The fee charged for programs where there is no Government subsidy or the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and are regarded as Fee for Service. For approved Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs payment of fees may use the VET FEE-HELP payment option.

Career prospects - more information

Career Opportunities: Potential career outcomes upon completion of this program include roles within large or small organisations within the Community Services sector: Coordinator, Service or program coordinator, Coordinator of volunteer programs, Supervisor, Manager of volunteers, Team leader, Program or service manager, Unit manager.

Study Pathways: Upon completion of this program further study pathways include co-specialisations in areas such as Community Services Work, Youth Work, Child, Youth and Family Intervention, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, at Certificate IV or Diploma Level.


Information relating to how and when you will be assessed will be provided to you at the start of your course.  You will be required to complete all set assessments successfully to be deemed to be competent in the units you are enrolled in.


A refund will only be considered up to the start of delivery of scheduled classes.  After this date there will be limited grounds for consideration of refunds.  Please contact the institute to discuss.


This program is ideal for individuals working in the community sector who coordinate specific programs and/or projects and supervise, manage and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.

Hours of Study

This program can be completed in 12-18 months.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this program include previous work experience in the community sector in a job role that involved self-directed application of knowledge, exercise of independent judgement and decision-making, and a range of technical and other skills.

Delivery Method

This is delivered externally through workbooks.

Would you like to be considered for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for this program?  Please contact the Institute to discuss the RPL Process.

Resources required


Unit code Unit name Unit type
CHCCS502B Maintain legal and ethical work practices Core
CHCCS505A Provide supervision support to community sector workers Core
CHCCOM504A Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication Core
CHCCS513B Maintain an effective community sector work environment Core
HLTOHS401A Maintain workplace OHS processes Core
CHCINF505C Meet statutory and organisation information requirements Core

There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between institutes. Please contact the institute for more information.

Southern Queensland

Phone: (07) 4694 1600
Phone (international): +61 (7) 4694 1600