Community Services

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Community Services

Passionate about creating real change? A community services course is your next big step forward. Learn how to provide effective support, services and care for those in need with practical skills in planning and developing programs, counselling, applying legal and ethical principles, mental care and addiction support, and more. Start making an impact today.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Community Services. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au

Popular Courses

There are 26 courses available for people who want a career in Community Services. These are the most popular courses.

CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

A Certificate IV in Leisure and Health CHC43415 is great for students needing the skills to design and implement leisure activities and health programs. And our course providers have structured the electives in this qualification so students gain specialised skills for working with elderly client...

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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

A Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and empowering clients with disabilities. This is a practical qualification and students graduate work-ready and able to provide individualised support, helping disabled clients become more active and incl...

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CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services

A Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 is great for students seeking careers as community service workers. Students gain core interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as the knowledge to work legally and ethically in Australia. There is also scope within the qualification t...

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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is for students seeking roles in a range of early childhood education settings, working within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students gain a range of knowledge a...

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CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services

The Certificate III in Community Services (CHC32015) is excellent for students seeking careers as community services workers. Students begin with the foundation skills essential for maintaining personal safety while helping others. They learn how to manage personal stress, and communicate with cl...

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CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

A Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC53215 is great for students seeking a career as drug and alcohol counsellors. This is a high-end qualification and students complete 22 units across workplace management and first aid, counselling, and providing add-on services like relapse prevention and p...

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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

A Certificate IV in Youth Work is perfect for students seeking a career in youth work and need the skills to develop and facilitate community service programs for young people. Students learn how work within a community development framework while supporting youth to create opportunities in thei...

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CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

A Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care CHC40113 is perfect for students needing the skills to educate children in Australian out-of-school and vacation programs. Completing a total of 20 units, students graduate ready to support the holistic development of children in school age care.<...

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CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

The Diploma of Counselling is suitable for students seeking careers as counsellors working with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. Students graduate read to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent p...

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CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

A Diploma of Mental Health CHC53315 is perfect for students seeking careers as community services workers supporting people with mental health issues. Students learn about working collaboratively, maintaining personal safety, helping people affected by drugs and alcohol, facilitating recovery, as...

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CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

A Diploma of School Age Education and Care CHC50213 is perfect for students seeking a career operating an Australian out-of-school care facility or running vacation programs. Students graduate with the practical skills to safely manage children while nurturing their creativity and overall wellbei...

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CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

A Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413 is perfect for students seeking a career supporting and mentoring young people. Students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to organise youth programs, activities, and events as well as assist youth in crisis or with mental health issues. The D...

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CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention

If you are called to career in child protection, family support and juvenile justice you’ll find no better entry point than a nationally recognised Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention. You’ll be equipped to work with children and young people suffering trauma and attachment issues, as...

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10779NAT Graduate Diploma of Trauma-Informed Processwork Psychotherapy

This course incorporates practical skills-based training practice; the theoretical foundations of Processwork Psychotherapy; the latest neurobiological developments (theory and skills) in working with trauma/stress effectively; as well as all the ASQA requirements. This Graduate Diploma m...

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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

A Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care will suit students desiring careers as early childhood educators responsible for designing and implementing curriculum. They work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulatio...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

A Diploma of Community Services (Case Management Specialisation) (CHC52015) is perfect for students requiring specialist skills in the community service sector. Students begin by completing 8 core units which focus on advanced communication, reflection and ongoing professional development. Studen...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

The Diploma of Community Services is suitable for students seeking careers in community services, case management or social housing and delivering services to individuals, groups and communities. The Diploma qualification is divided into three specialisations, covering units of competency in Case...

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CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health

The Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) is for students wanting to work or volunteer providing support to people affected by mental illness or have a psychiatric disability. Students complete 15 units which focus heavily on foundation interpersonal skills such as building relationships, w...

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CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

The Certificate II in Community Services (CHC22015) is a great choice for students wanting a pathway into the workforce as community services workers. Students gain the foundation skills required to communicate with clients and exchange routine information, as well respond to their immediate nee...

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CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC62015) is a management level qualification great for students seeking careers managing community-based projects and organisations. Students begin with 8 core units that focus on business skills, leadership and organisational management. They...

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