Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • Nationally Recognised Qualification  
  • Guided Self-Paced Learning 
  • 100% Online Community Sector Management Course 
  • Industry Expert Trainers 
  • Pay-As-You-Go interest free payment plan options available 
Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Community-Counsellors Association ACCA
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Special Price for Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course: $5,000 ($12,950 full price). Next Intake – 31 July 2024. Apply now – start later.
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CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

An Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is an ideal qualification for managers working in a range of community sector industries. Whether you work in health, aged care, childcare or another community area, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to advance your career. You’ll develop your leadership abilities and feel confident working for a range of organisations or taking on a new project. This course will improve your business skills so you can manage all aspects of your community sector organisation.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are middle managers or managers across a range of community sector organisations including education and care services.

The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management covers a range of topics to help advance your career in the community sector. You’ll learn how to manage finances and lead your team through organisational change. You’ll explore ways to manage risk, promote diversity and push for continuous improvement in your organisation.

This course will cover the following key areas:

  • Leadership, building and maximising team performance
  • Managing diversity with staff and clients
  • Legal and Ethical Requirements for the Community Sector
  • Managing finances and accounts
  • Working to a business model
  • Government regulations and quality frameworks
  • Community awareness of domestic and family violence
  • Family interventions
  • Relationship development

Growth in the community health sector is strong with the Australian Government expecting to see more than 50,000 job openings in the next five years. This is your opportunity to take charge of your career and study The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management  with highly skilled practitioners in one of the fastest growing industry sectors in Australia.

Take charge of your career and study The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Designed to suit a busy person’s lifestyle, the ACCLM CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management allows you to study when it’s most convenient for you with all on your training materials provided online. The course duration is a maximum of 2 years, with most students completing this course in 12 months or less. Our dedicated support staff are just a click away.

About the Course


Course Duration

52 weeks – (2 years max) 

Approximately 20 hours weekly


Course Delivery



Course Intake

31 July, 14 Aug, 28 Aug 2024


Course Fee

Special limited time offer: $5,000 (Standard: $12,950)

What will I learn?

This course includes 13 units of competency (8 core units and 5 elective units).

Additional Information

Community Development Manager
A Community Development Manager works to improve community facilities and services. They usually focus on a specific area and lead a team to develop solutions to address the community’s needs. 
As Community Development Manager you will identify the issues facing an area and work with other organisations to make improvements. This job role may also include providing solution based recommendations in the context of unemployment, housing, welfare, areas.

Community Education Manager
A Community Education Manager is responsible for creating learning opportunities to connect with members of the community with the purpose and work their organisation. This includes the development and facilitation of education strategies and programming that focuses on advancing community understanding of best practices and the organisations projects and initiatives.
This job role may also include the development of educational activities, and related learning materials for formal and/or informal learning opportunities. This could include such things as facility tours, special events, workshops, outreach activities and programming on specific topics.

Senior Communications Manager
A Senior Communications Manager in the context of community sector management works with local communities, consumers, carers, health professionals and community providers to understand the community and their needs. 
As a Senior Communication Manager you will be primarily responsible for educating and engaging with the local community. You may also be responsible for developing budgets, policies, guidelines, and protocols to support operational the requirements of your organisation.

1. Diploma 
Diploma of Mental Health
Diploma of Community Services

2. Bachelor Degree
Bachelor of Community Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs

3. Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Online Course Delivery
The course is delivered completely online with no classroom attendance required. A sound level of computer literacy is expected from students. Online delivery provides you with maximum flexibility, allowing you to study anywhere and anytime.
As all training materials and assessments are delivered online, you must have access to a good computer with internet access. You have online access to your facilitator and other support.

Online workshops are also held throughout the course to provide practical application of your skills and knowledge.

A variety of assessment methods will be utilised to assess the student’s competency in each unit of this qualification.  Each unit of competency will be assessed using any 2 of the following 4 assessment methods.
Assessment Method / Task Description 
Knowledge Test  Question and answer responses that require independent research. 
Case Studies  Case studies are analyses of persons, events, decisions, periods, projects, policies, organisations, or other systems that are studied holistically by one or more methods. 
Roleplay/Observation  Roleplay assessment through direct, indirect observation by the trainer/assessor in a simulated workplace environment. This form of assessment will also require the completion of client documentation.

Why Study CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course at ACCLM?

Accredited & Recognised Qualification

ACCLM is a registered training organisation (RTO) providing high-quality vocational education and training leading to nationally recognised qualifications.

Qualified and Dedicated Trainers & Student Support

Our CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management trainers are highly qualified and have extensive experience & expertise in mental health, counselling & community services.

100% Online
& Flexible

Guided self-paced learning. Graduate from CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management early or take up to 2 years to complete your course.

Affordable Fees

ACCLM’s pay-as-you-go scheme with fortnightly & weekly payment options provides maximum flexibility.

Make a Difference

Helping people to overcome their troubles is certainly one of the most valuable and important professions there is. Make a difference and enjoy what you do with this amazing ACCLM mental health course!

In-demand occupation 

The health industry in Australia & worldwide is booming, with a high volume of jobs emerging for the next 20 years*. Lay your foundation to success by studying mental health at ACCLM now.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prospective students are able to enrol into the CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course if they are 18 years or over and meet one of the following entry requirements:

Completed Year 12 or Equivalent or A DIPLOMA OR HIGHER. SUFFICIENT WORK EXPERIENCE can be considered. CURRENTLY work (or within the past 6 months) as a team leader or in a higher managerial position in any industry sector


How Much? Fees


Before 31 July 2024
$ 5,000
Full Cost of the Course
  • Payment plans starting from $46/week
  • 24/7 Access to Online Resources
  • Online Student Support


After 31 July 2024
$ 12,950
Full Cost of the Course
  • Payment plans starting from $150/week
  • 24/7 Access to Online Resources
  • Online Student Support

Weekly and fortnightly payment plans available. If you choose a payment plan option & complete the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course before the maximum time stipulation of 2 years, you will have to pay the remaining fees before your qualification can be obtained.

Tutorial Sessions and Workshops

ACCLM CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course offers optional live sessions over Zoom for all students where mental health course students can interact with their trainer and peers, have their questions answered, and receive additional support with their studies. Participation in these sessions is not mandatory.
Online training sessions are conducted by qualified industry experts with years of experience in teaching Mental Health, Counselling, Community Services and Management courses.

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Education Partner with the ACCA

As a proud Education Partner with the Australian Community Counsellors Association (ACCA), we are committed to promoting the development of both new entrants and existing mental health professionals across Australia. Together, we continue to work towards building a stronger and more inclusive care model in the mental health sector. Click to learn more.

ACCLM is a proud Education Partner with the Australian Community Counsellors Association (ACCA)

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Special price of $5,000 per course (up to 2 years) is valid for domestic students who apply & accept their offers before promotional end date. Weekly and fortnightly payment options are available. Standard (undiscounted) price is $12,950 per course.
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