Course code: HE20528V01

Bachelor of Community Services at TAFE Digital

Class details

Schedule Available in both full-time and part-time modes.


Delivery Method of course delivery.



Course duration This represents the duration when studying in full-time mode.

3 years

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

24th Jul 2023

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

17th Nov 2023

Time Commitment

Class and study time The average amount of time each week you’ll spend in class attendance and participation, directed study, and any required work placements. You may also need to do additional hours of self-directed study.

10 hours per week

Fee details

Full Fee Course fees are dependent on number of subjects you choose to study, see fee details <a href="https://www.tafensw.edu.au/degrees/applying-and-fees/fees-and-payment#help-with-fees">here</a>.


Application Dates

First Round Closes Last day for first round applications


Second Round Closes Last day for second round applications


Student Loans

This course is a Commonwealth FEE-HELP student loan approved course. To check if you are eligible to apply for a FEE-HELP student loan to pay your tuition fees go to the Study Assist website

Proposed timetable What time classes run

You will need to complete approximately 10 hours of study per subject each week.

Additional information Other things to know


Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Knowledge assessments: research tasks, assignments, online quizzes, reports, essays, video presentations, briefing papers
    Skills assessments: projects, case studies, critical reflections, video role-play activities
    Practical skills assessments: demonstrations under observation in the workplace
    Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving
    Submission of a log of hours in work placement
    Portfolio of work for work placement

Work placement

Work placement provides you with learning opportunities that can't be replicated in the classroom. It gives you valuable, real world experience and the opportunity to make industry connections.

  • During your course, you'll undertake a mandatory 400 hours of work placement.

    TAFE NSW will arrange your work placement in consultation with you.

    Please note: Depending on your work placement, you may be required to show proof of vaccination and health screenings (including proof of COVID-19 vaccinations).

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • There are no materials needed for this qualification.

Additional entry requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • There are no additional requirements for this qualification.

Subjects Subjects in this course

Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 22 subjects (240 credit points) made up of 18 core subjects and 4 elective subjects.

Core Subjects

    Elective Subjects

      Note: Some courses offer the opportunity to choose subjects from the complete suite of Higher Education electives that are delivered by TAFE NSW. Once you’ve enrolled, contact your Course Coordinator to discuss tailoring your course to align with your interests and goals.

      Course delivery Studying Online

      Choose when and where you study. Set your own pace, with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload. Access your learning management system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is a highly collaborative space that involves more than simply reading and consuming.

      You will interact creatively with content, teachers and your peers, improving your overall engagement with the course. Teaching staff are available to provide you with support, enabling you meet your course outcomes.

      You may need to attend a vocational placement, on campus assessment and/or a teacher might need to observe and assess you in a real or simulated environment. Online courses require access to a computer with an internet connection.


      TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

      • As an enrolled student with TAFE Digital you can access a range of support services to help you make the most out of your time as a student.

      • The careers counsellors at TAFE Digital can help you, whether you're currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in a course with your career direction, educational and vocational pathways or if you are experiencing difficulties that may affect your studies.

      • TAFE Digital offers great support to:

      • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

      • students with a permanent or temporary disability

      • people studying with TAFE Digital who are from multicultural backgrounds

      • students who are experiencing difficulties with learning and Study Skills.

      • We also provide information to students regarding their rights and responsibilities and educational options for students living overseas.

      • There is also our Technical Help page to assist you with some common student technical issues.

      Student support

      We're here for you. Get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

      • Mon 9 AM - 5 PM
      • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
      • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
      • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
      • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
      • Sat Closed
      • Sun Closed