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Community Sector Management Course 

Diploma of Management (BSB51107)

Accredited Management training tailored for community sector staff

Commencing October 2014

Ready to apply? 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 with units at full day training sessions each month. 

To view course units please click here

Find the application form here.


 WACOSS members - $4,000 +GST per person (includes materials, workbooks, assessments)

Non-member applicants - $4,800 +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. Lotterywest grant applications must be submitted by 31st May for grant recommendations to be finalised prior to the course commencing.

Please contact Lotterywest to make enquires 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 Emilia Coakley at WACOSS on 9420 7222 or

Course dates:

Start up - 7th October 2014   
Session 1 - 8th 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.