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Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline

Higher Diploma in Community Service Planning and Navigation

Programme code CE114307

Semester 1:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Health and Active Aging
  • Health and Well-being
  • Principles of Community Navigation and Leadership
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
Semester 2:
  • Group Work Practice for the Elderly
  • Social Policy and Aging Society
  • Innovation and Creativity in Silver Market
  • Seminars on Silver Market Projects
  • Project Management in Community and Social Services
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
Semester 3:
  • Seminars on Silver Market Projects
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
  • IT Essentials – Services
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 4:
  • Rehabilitative Care and Exercise for the Elderly
  • Social Enterprise and Business Management
  • Programme Planning in Community Health
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Enrichment Module A
  • Elective (choose one of the following):
    - Horticultural Practice for the Elderly
    - Elderly Fitness
    - Pre-retirement Planning
    - Working with Persons with Dementia
Semester 5:
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Research Studies in Aging
  • Values and Ethics in Social Services
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace