Course Start Date
15 Feb 2021
40 Hours per week
- Fee Help available
- Non Government Subsidised
The Bachelor of Community Services is a three year fully online degree that will equip you with the practical skills and theory you need to pursue a career in community services, where you can make your mark supporting the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities, as well as being an agent of social change.
This degree is a dynamic hands-on course which will prepare you for practice-based roles in both government and non- government agencies. Students can choose electives to focus on areas of specialisation including working with families at risk, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, settlement work and disability services.
Further information about this course is available on the TAFE NSW Degrees website
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a fully online course.
Full-time study load: 4 subjects - you will need to complete approximately 16 hours of online study, each week, across two 12 week semesters, each year, for a 3 year enrolment.
You can also expect to complete approximately 24 hours of additional study each week outside of online class hours, including private study, research and assessment preparation.
Part-time study load is also available.
Learners can download a Course Information Brochure which outlines the structure, objectives and assessment requirements for this course at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/choose-a-degree/community-services
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- have a strong commitment to human rights, diversity, advocacy, social justice, inclusion, collaboration, equity, First Nations' self-determination, anti-oppressive practice and social change.
- want the flexibility of an online course and have the capacity to apply higher education study skills that include: academic integrity, time management, organisation, self-directed learning, being an active member of an online learning community and using a range of online technologies.
- Students who have completed either CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services or CHC50612/CHC50608 Diploma of Community Services Work may be eligible for credit equivalent to a year of full-time study.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- TAFE NSW library services
- Smarthinking - free online study support
- TAFE NSW support services
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
Fees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule for details.
FEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out more Study Assist website.
This course is not approved for International Students.
In addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. Students will be required to buy textbooks for most subjects they are enrolled in.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. Learn about TAFE NSW Fees.
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP student loan to allow you to study this course now and pay later. Find out more about Help with Fees.
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about TAFE NSW Recognition.
Select Apply to complete your application. The course coordinator will contact you to outline any further application requirements.
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|CSSAP305A||Fields of Practice 2|
|CSSOC302A||Research Skills Development|
|CSCSI102A||Group and Community Work|
|CSCSI103A||Working in Community Services|
|CSCSI201A||Case Management Practice|
|CSCSI202A||Applied Counselling Practice|
|CSCSI203A||Practice Frameworks in Context|
|CSCSI301A||Community Development Work and International Aid|
|CSORG101A||Ethics and Legislation in Community Services|
|CSORG301A||Organisational Management in Community Services|
|CSPSY201A||Foundations of Psychology|
|CSSAP102A||Fields of Practice 1|
|CSSAP302A||Working with People with Disability|
|CSSAP304A||Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities|
|CSSAP201A||Foundations of Working with Families at Risk|
|CSSAP202A||Foundations of Disability Work|
|CSSAP203A||Foundations of Settlement Work|
|CSSAP204A||Foundations of Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities|
|CSSAP301A||Working with Families at Risk|
Careers in community services are diverse and graduates can find themselves working in a variety of settings in roles that range from management to intervention to specialist practice.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Apply Now
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