Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

This management stream qualification covers workers who are responsible for coordination and management of smaller organisations or of branches/departments of large organisations. These people work independently and report to executive management or boards of management. They undertake a range of functions requiring the application of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation's goals and strategic directions. This qualification also applies to managers of program areas, projects or delivery of services in the community services industry, including managing community houses and volunteer services/programs. They may work in a range of sectors such as housing, children's services, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, community care, disability and aged care. It is expected that, in addition to management electives, relevant units applicable to these specific services would be selected as electives as appropriate, particularly for smaller organisations.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when they enrol

Structure:

8 core units plus 5 elective units.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage and promote diversity; Develop, implement and review quality framework; Manage legal and ethical compliance; Lead the work team; Manage finances; Lead and manage organisational change; plus more. Electives: Provide systems advocacy services; Coordinate complex case requirements; Promote equity in access to service; Develop and implement service programs; Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes; Establish and develop community organisations or social enterprise; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00001K

Related Careers:

Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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CIT Fyshwick No info
CIT Solutions No info
CIT Tuggeranong No info
CIT Woden No info
CIT Bruce No info No Full time 1 year
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The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 230 programs at different levels through five campuses across Canberra.

CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.

Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.

CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible learning centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.

Programs are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each program has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.

CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. Fee Assistance, concessions and HELP loans are available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.

Provider CRICOS: 00001K

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