Diploma of Community Development (Release 2)


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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of community services workers who manage the development and delivery of programs that build capacity of communities to influence and guide their own future through public social change processes.

At this level, workers have specialised skills with complexity in the range and choices of actions required. Workers will generally have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers.

This work may be undertaken through organisations working across a range of social, environment, health, economic, arts and culture, recreation sectors.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.



Mapping Notes Date
Supersedes CHC50708 - Diploma of Community Development This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to core units. Change in packaging rules. Removal of entry requirements.  05/Aug/2015

    Package Rules

    Total number of units = 14

    • 8 core units
    • 6 elective units
    • at least 3 units must be selected from the electives listed below
    • up to 3 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Packages or accredited course - these units must be relevant to the work outcome


    All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units - 8 required

Elective Units - 3 - 6 required

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