CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

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This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation’s goals and strategic directions.

At this level, workers in the community services industry may currently have leadership responsibilities or are in a 2IC position. This qualification covers workers who are responsible for coordination and management of smaller organisations or of branches/departments of large organisations.  Work  may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or supporting the implementation of specific community-based programs. This course will give you the practical knowledge you need to lead a team, manage risk and finances, and encourage innovation and growth. You will also learn how to research and apply evidence to your practice and promote diversity.



  • Course Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees & Charges
  • Programs / Units
  • Pathways
CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • Course Duration: 46 weeks (excluding holidays)
    59 weeks (including holidays)
  • Full Time Study: • Classroom
    • Structured Online Activities
    • Self-Reflection
    • Self-Study
    • Readings, and
    • Research
  • Mode of Delivery: Classroom
  • At this level of study it is expected that you study for a minimum of 25 hours of study per week. You are required to attend class 1 day per week, 9:30am to 3:00pm, participate in structured online activities and self-study including but not limited to readings, research, assessment tasks and self-reflection.

  • Location: Geelong

Methods of assessment may include:

  • Written Questionnaire
  • Observation, Third Party/Supervisors Report, Demonstration
  • Projects/ Assignments
  • Simulated Learning/Assessment Environments

There are no AQF Pre Requisites for this qualification.

AGB Training requires the applicant to successfully complete

  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Pre-Training Review
  • Enrolment Application Form
Fees & Charges
Fees & ChargesSkills FirstFull Fee
Administration Fee$100.00$10,000.00
Textbook Fee$300.00$300.00
Victorian Government Contribution for Skills First Funded Students: $6,720.00
Payment Options

Skills First Funded Students

Upfront payment prior to commencement of first class

 Fee for Service Students

Deposit of 10% is required prior to commencement of course.
Fortnightly or monthly payments must be paid as per direct debit payment schedule.

Text Book Fee

Text book are to be ordered by the student prior to commencement of class.  Prices are set by and paid directly the publisher and are subject to change.

Text Books

It is responsibility of students to purchase all text books prior to first class.

  • Developing Communities for the Future 5th Edition 2017
  • Susan Kenny & Phil Connors
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9780170254717
  • Purchase Online
  • The Business Communication Handbook 10th Edition
  • Judith Dwyer
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9780170354172
  • Purchase Online
  • Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors 8th Edition
  • D.Geldard, K. Geldrard & R.Yin Foo
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9780170364362
  • Purchase Online
Course ProgramTo achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in -
13 units of competency (8 core units and 5 elective units)

Advocacy, Inclusion and Diversity
  • Core
    Manage and promote diversity
  • Elective
    Provide systems advocacy services
Risk and Compliance
  • Core
    Manage risk
  • Core
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Core
    Manage finances
Community Management Practice
  • Core
    Develop, implement and review to practice
  • Elective
    Manage partnership agreements with service providers
  • Elective
    Secure & manage funding
Quality Improvement
  • Core
    Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Elective
    Develop & implement strategic plans
Leading Teams
  • Elective
    Manage employee relations
  • Core
    Lead the work team
  • Core
    Lead and manage organisational change

On successful completion students will have the knowledge and skills required for further training in CHC82015 Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management or other relevant qualifications.