Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management


  • Course Code CHC62015
  • Duration 40 weeks (33 weeks of study, 7 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Saturday and Sunday (8.45 am-5.00 pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date Monthly

Course Outline

Studying our Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management, will help build upon your already acquired knowledge from previous studies and/or work experience, and prepare you to be able to manage a range of different facilities. It will also upgrade your leadership skills, emotional intelligence, and capacity to manage a team or work environment. Useful and relevant units studied in this course include how to develop, implement and review quality framework, contribute to an organisation’s development, and how to manage innovation and continuous improvement.

The possible employment opportunities available to you after the completion of this qualification include:

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

*Please note all WAIFS courses are offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course can be assessed via RPL, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of relevant Diploma level qualification (or equivalent).

    IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent).

  • Dual Qualifications

    The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is part of WAIFS Dual Qualification program. Students can opt to study this at the same time as studying WAIFS Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

    For more details on this course, please contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • Pathways/Articulation

    Having successfully completed the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management, you may undertake a range of other Advanced Diploma or Degree qualifications, and may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects. The level of articulation to other universities or RTOs may vary, so you should apply to the institute of your choice well in advance of completion of your qualification at WAIFS.

    If you want more details of this course, please contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $6,550.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $4,500.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.