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 are running the Diploma of Community Development in 2021, this course is supported by the LG Professionals WA Community Development Network.


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 Ben Bothma on workbased.cp@nmtafe.wa.edu.au  

Enrolments close March 2021

Register your interest by 27 November 2020 for 2021 study.
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Course cost

$3500 - $5000 approx.
(Depending on eligibility for recognised prior learning)
Based on 2020 fees
VET Student Loan eligible course

Course Dates 2021

(These dates may change depending on student numbers)

 Workshop  Group 1 Group 2 
  1  12 Mar  26 Mar
  2  9 Apr  23 Apr
  3  7 May  21 May
  4  4 Jun  18 Jun
  5  2 Jul  23 Jul
 6  6 Aug  20 Aug
  7  2 Sept  17 Sept
 8  15 Oct  29 Oct

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