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    Community Sector Management Course 

    Diploma of Management (BSB51107)

    Accredited Management training tailored for community sector staff

    The course commencing in Oct 2014 is now at capacity.

    If you would like to be kept on a wait list in case anyone withdraws from the course please email


    Register now for 2015 intake. 

    Want to apply for next years intake commencing Oct 2015? Download the Diploma application form here.

    WACOSS’ Diploma of Management course is run in partnership with leading management training provider MODAL.  

    The course only accepts people working in Community Service organisations that are responsible for managing people, leading teams or staff supervision.

    Each year a small group of people working in the community sector are selected to participate in this course tailored to the community sector context

    This course runs over 12 months.   Participants are required to attend a  full day training sessions each six weeks for the duration of the course. 

    To view course units please click here

    Find the application form here.

     Program 14 Fees (2015/16)

    WACOSS members - $5,000 +GST per person (includes materials, workbooks, assessments)

    Non-member applicants - $5,500 +GST per person (includes materials, workbooks, assessments)

    Financial Assistance

    Applicants may be eligible for a grant via Lotterywest to assist with partial course fees, travel and staff relief up to 75% of the course costs. Please contact Lotterywest to make inquiries as to your organisations eligibility via Lee Grmas on 9340 5280.  This application process is separate to the application for a place on the course.

    For more information please contact Lyn Levy or Candelle Nester at WACOSS on 9420 7222 or

    Program 13 - 2014 Course dates:

    Start up - 07 October 2014   
    Session 1 - 08 October 2014    
    Session 2 - 04 November 2014   
    Session 3 - 02 December 2014   
    Session 4 - 03 February 2015   
    Session 5 - 03 March 2015   
    Session 6 - 07 April 2015   
    Session 7 - 12 May 2015   
    Session 8 -16 June 2015   
    Session 9 - 04 August 2015  


    Benefits of this Diploma Course:

    • Supported environment working with other peers that are in similar positions to you

    • All students have access to individualised coaching and support throughout the program

    • Each student works with a mentor of their choice throughout the course

    • All assessments are based on practical workplace assignments that would form part of your normal duties

    • Highly effective career development program tested and refined over the past 12 years

    • Workplaces benefit from a 12 month practical work based project each student needs to complete

    About the training provider:

    MODAL is an expert training provider. Their trainers continually update and refresh their skills, knowledge and capabilities, thus ensuring clients have access to leading edge consulting expertise. Typical initiatives focus on people-based outcomes in these core areas of; strengthening organisational culture, leadership development & management training and building high-performance teams.