Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.
Duration : 12 Months
Delivery Mode: Face to Face, Blended, Workplace / Traineeship
Start Date: Enrol Anytime
Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations. You will work independently and report to executive management, directors or boards of management. You will 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, you have responsibility for planning and monitoring service delivery, recruitment and performance management of other paid or unpaid workers, managing risk and contributing to continuous improvement within the scope of their specific role. This may include management of a specific programs or project, or broader management of a community-based organisation, early childhood education service, not-for-profit organisation or community centre.
According to Training Package there are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the Advanced diploma level course without completing lower ranked qualifications.
Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.
Students must satisfy the following age, English and Academic requirements:
- Age: must be 18 years or over
- Undertake Pre Training Review
- Successful completion of LLN test: Learning (ACSF Level 4), reading (ACSF Level 4), writing (ACSF Level 4), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.
- It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
- Relevant vocational qualification at Diploma level or above or have sufficient experience and knowledge of community work or service.
|Government Funded Fee*||Government Funded Concession Fee**||Administration Fees***||Fee for Service|
For full list of other optional fees that may be applicable, please refer to our Course Fees page.
*To be eligible for Victorian government subsidised training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria.
**If you are studying in a Diploma or above qualification you are not eligible to have a concession applied to your tuition fees.
** Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students pay only the concession tuition fee for government subsidised training at all qualification levels (including at Diploma and above).
*** Administration Fees is non-refundable.
The range of delivery methods may include, but not limited to the following:
- lectures / Instructions
- demonstrations and modelling
- practice opportunities
- brainstorming activities
- group discussions
- guided facilitation of individual or group learning activities, group work or project-based case studies
- Delivery structure of Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is comprised of classroom training sessions, structured learning such as training support, learning activities, self-paced (to allow the learners to absorb and reflect on their learning), workshops and work placement.
- The unit of competency will be delivered and assessed as stand-alone unit.
- Box Hill
Notes: Additional locations may be allocated to meet a group of learner cohort’s needs and based on demand (if practicable for Hammond Institute)
Assessment method for Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management may include:
- Knowledge Questions
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Workplace Assessment
- Log Book
- Projects / Research Reviews
All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)
No practical placement is required, however it is recommended that students are working in the industry or have access to a community services workplace to be able to complete a range of tasks within the workplace.
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is made up of 13 units.
- 8 core units
- 5 elective units
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCMGT001||Develop, implement and review quality framework|
|CHCMGT003||Lead the work team|
|BSBINN601||Lead and manage organisational change|
|BSBMGT608||Manage innovation and continuous improvement|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs|
|CHCCOM003||Develop workplace communication strategies|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCMGT005||Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes|
|CHCCSM004||Coordinate complex case requirements|
Electives units may vary depending on the requirements. The elective units will be discussed prior to the enrolment.