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Centrelink/DHS Approved: Yes
NQF Approved Qualification: No
Recognised Australia wide: Yes
ACCCO's CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management has been solely designed for those who are currently employed as, or eligible to work as a Nominated Supervisor, Director, Coordinator, Manager or similar of an ACECQA approved service.
While ACECQA doesn't specifically require this qualification to work in these roles, many early childhood service managers find they lack higher level skills and knowledge in areas such as leadership and mentoring, change management, service coordination, innovation, legislation and compliance, business operation skills, risk assessment and finance. This qualification has been designed specifically to support these skill and knowledge areas as needed by ACECQA approved services.
Through the Advanced Diploma qualification, students will learn to hold responsibility of operating the entire early childhood service. There are 13 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:
Please note: This ACCCO qualification is NOT designed for any industry apart from ACECQA approved children's services.
The guideline for duration is 6 months – 2 years however, training is self-paced, and duration depends on the individual learner, their employment situation and enrolment type. Credit transfer and RPL options may also reduce the overall time taken to complete the course.
ACCCO offers a variety of delivery options that allows students to complete the qualification in a mode/s that suit individual learning requirements:
This qualification is made up of 13 units of competency (8 core, 5 elective) which reflect the needs of industry.
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBFIM601 Manage finance
CHCMGT001 Develop, implement and review quality framework
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCECE029 Respond to problems and complaints about the service
CHCECE027 Promote equity and access to the service
CHCPRP004 Promote and represent the service
The ACCCO Advanced Diploma qualification supports employment in the following roles ONLY:
* Completion of this qualification does NOT guarantee eligibility to work in ACECQA approved services. Students must check other ACECQA eligibility requirements to ensure they can obtain work in this job role after graduating.
All students need to be employed or have approval to work in a management role within an ACECQA approved service for assessment. Educator only roles are not sufficient.
Examples of acceptable work roles (including acting, volunteer or assistant roles at this level) include Nominated Supervisor, Director, Coordinator or Manager. If not already employed in these roles, students are to obtain approval to work in these roles prior enrolling due to the limited availability of placement opportunities at this level. For this qualification you are not required to complete any minimum number of hours.
All students in this qualification are allocated an ACCCO Trainer Assessor who will guide them through the qualification. Trainer Assessors are all qualified in early childhood education and have at least 5 years' experience completing the job you are wanting to hold. Trainer Assessors provide regular phone, email and face to face support in the workplace so you always have help when you need it!
This qualification attracts funding assistance for eligible persons!!! Funding varies between State / Territories so please check your
eligibility requirements for what is available to you in your area.
Once you have made the decision to apply for a qualification you will need to complete an enrolment form and a Literacy, Language and Numeracy indicator (LLN).
Check you meet:
Complete the online enrolment form, and upload details of:
Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility for government funding and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an enrolments officer on the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.
*Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence has been provided
ACCCO assesses the enrolment application. When deemed a successful enrolment application, the student will be issued a Letter of Offer to study with ACCCO. Student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established.
If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification. It is important to check your junk or spam folder as this email can end up here sometimes. If not received, please contact our enrolments team on 1300 139 406 during business hours. Your Trainer Assessor will contact you to undertake an induction and commence the learning program.
For assistance with your enrolment, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and
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