Diploma of Community Development

Are you currently working in a community development role? Would you like to gain an industry specific qualification which relates to your job role?

North Metropolitan Tafe will be running the Diploma of Community Development in 2019, this course is supported by the LG Professionals WA Community Development Network and expressions of interest for study in 2019 are now sought.


The Diploma of Community Development reflects the role of community development workers who manage the development and delivery of programs which 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 across a range of social, environment, health, recreation, arts and culture sectors.

This qualification consists of 14 units of competency, 8 core units and 6 elective units which combine theory and practical experience. These units are nationally accredited and will be assessed on the job and through assessment activities.

Further information can be found in the course information document.

Any queries regarding the course can be directed to Diploma of Community Development Course Coordinator Lara Sappal, Principal Lecturer Community Pathways, 0417 220 361, lara.sappal@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Expressions of interest close 30 November 2018

Register your interest now! .
Contact Ben Doyle,
Senior Academic Officer

Course cost

$3000 - $4500 approx.
(Depending on eligibility for recognised prior learning)
Based on 2017 fees
VET Student Loan eligible course

2019 Course Dates

15 March
12 April
10 May
7 June
5 July
9 August
6 September
11 October

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