Community Services

Description

Course Overview

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you envision a career where you can empower communities and create positive social change? If so, then studying community services could be your gateway to a meaningful and rewarding profession

By pursuing a course in community services, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to make a real impact in people’s lives.

You could work in areas such as social work, community development, youth services, disability support, aged care, mental health, and more. The versatility of skills allows you to pursue various paths within the social services sector.

Qualifications

  • Cert IV and Diploma in Mental Health
  • Diploma of Community Services

Typical Subjects

  • Introduction to Community Services
  • Communication Skills in Social Services
  • Case Management and Support Planning
  • Social Justice and Advocacy
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Mental Health Awareness and Support
  • Crisis Intervention and Risk Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Community Services

Enrolment Requirements

  • English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0
  • High School Certificate
  • Vaccinations
  • Child Safety Certificate

Locations

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Gold Coast
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

Career Outcomes

  • Disability services

  • Mental health and counselling

  • Family services

  • Drug education

  • Youth work

  • Child protection

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