CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations including education and care services.

The program is a pathway designed to broaden the skills of the graduate across other sections of the community services sector. 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.


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Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Delivery mode


Course duration
18 months

Nationally recognised

Government funding & fees
VIC (Fee For Service option available outside of Victoria)

Payment methods
Direct Debit, Credit Card, VET Student Loan, Catalyst Plus Student Loan

Course units

Core Units

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT001 Develop, implement and review quality framework
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances

Elective Units

CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP004 Promote and represent the service
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance management processes

Course entry

You will meet entry requirements for this course if:

  • Your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 3.   
  • You have a sound understanding of legislation, practices and standards applicable to the overall operation of an ACECQA approved education and care service.  
  • You are currently employed in an education and care service; and
    Are in a management, second in charge or room leader role, or 
    Hold a Diploma qualification or above relevant to the community services sector and aspire to undertake any of the above roles. 

Note: If you are not in a management role, you will need to have employer support to be able to complete a range of tasks within the workplace. 


Potential job outcomes upon completion:

  • Area Manager
  • Centre Director
  • Coordinator (large organisation)
  • Community Care Manager
  • Manager (small service)
  • Community Development Manager
  • Program Area Manager
  • Community Education Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • Volunteer Program Manager


Online learning with Selmar

Study around your life commitments with trainer support. Feedback on assessments is provided on an individual basis by your dedicated trainer. Learner success advisors and technical support are also available whenever you need it.

√ Interactive learning with videos and quizzes
√ Easy to use dashboard and notifications
√ Individualised feedback on all assessments
√ Collaborate with peers through portal forum
√ Technical support

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