Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)


If you have a completed Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health) [CHC50412] from TAFENSW* you will receive guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Science and be eligible for 80 credit points(cps) to be applied to your University record. Please visit the Claim your Credit(opens in a new window) page for instructions on how to do this.

Pathway details for the Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)
Pathway CodeDegree Credit granted Credit details
14L0004 Bachelor of Social Work 1666 80cps guaranteed
(240cps remain)
Pathway to BSW credit details
14L0005 Bachelor of Social Science 1667 80cps guaranteed
(160cps remain)
Pathway to BSocSc credit details

* If the provider you studied with is not listed here you may instead be eligible for an informal pathway. Please see the How Pathways Work section of our site for further information.

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Credit for Prior Learning to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Social Work:

  • 10cps - CULT 1017 Understanding Society
  • 10cps - BEHV 1021 The Individual in Society
  • 10cps - WELF 2002 Community Work and Development
  • 10cps - HUMN 1041 People, Place & Social Difference
  • 10cps - CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cps - WELF 1002 Context of Human Services
  • 10cps - WELF 2010 Lifespan Development & the Human Services
  • 10cps - WELF 1003 Human Service Intervention Strategies

Credit details for the Bachelor of Social Science:

  • 10cps - CULT 1017 Understanding Society
  • 10cps - BEHV 1021 The Individual in Society
  • 10cps - WELF 2002 Community Work and Development
  • 10cps - HUMN 1041 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cps - CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cps - WELF 1002 Context of Human Services
  • 10cps - HUMN 1060 Introduction to Indigenous Australia: Peoples, Places and Philosophies
  • 10cps - WELF 1003 Human Services Intervention Strategies