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Diploma of Community Services (Case Management). Bachelor of Social Work, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Adelaide, Australia
Through the Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) leading to the Bachelor of Social Work students gain the expertise and knowledge necessary to facilitate case management, assess and analyse client needs, communicate effectively with clients and staff, and support client self-management.
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This qualification requires a combination of online study and compulsory weekly attendance on campus. In addition to this, students will be required to attend a localised industry specific setting for work placement and complete industry experience at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.

Uni Dual Offer Course

  • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
  • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
  • No further application will be required.
  • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
  • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.

Employment Outcomes

Case worker, case coordinator, case manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
  • Conduct complex assessment and referral
  • Confirm client developmental status
  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
  • Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication
  • Implement community development strategies
  • Plan and conduct group activities
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Work intensively with clients
  • Work within a structured counselling framework

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 091895B
  • Certificate IV or higher in a Community Services or Health related area
  • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2736 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10944 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2736 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10944 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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