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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.

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

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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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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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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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

The Certificate III In Individual Support (CHC33015) is perfect for students wanting community service roles supporting the elderly, disabled, or other vulnerable people. Students graduate with the facts, techniques, procedures and practices required to deliver person-centred support. Students be...

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will assist personal and respite care workers provide better support to older people and those living with dementia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasts that within just a few decades, at least 20% of the Australian population will be a...

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Join the rapidly growing aged care sector with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) (CHC33015). In this nationally recognised qualification you’ll be learning how to provide one-on-one support to the elderly — either in their homes or at an aged care facility. Stud...

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) will assist personal and respite care workers to support and empower disabled persons. During the course students will gain the specialised skills required to communicate and work in health and community services including working with divers...

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CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support (Home And Community Care)

The Certificate III In Individual Support (Home And Community Care) (CHC33015) is designed for students seeking employment as community service workers supporting the elderly, disabled, or other vulnerable people. This course gives students the facts, techniques and procedures required to delive...

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CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support

The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is for students looking for employment in aged care or other community service roles that support the elderly. Students complete a total of 18 units and gain practical, on-the-job skills including: providing support to people with dementia, empoweri...

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CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (CHC43215) is an entry level qualification for students wanting to work or volunteer providing services and interventions to clients with alcohol or drug issues. During the course, students complete 17 units with a lot of focus on interpersonal skills...

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HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

A Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance HLT43015 is for students wanting a career delivering therapeutic support to allied health professionals. This certificate gives students hands-on skills to recognise healthy body systems, confirm physical health status, and support people with chronic...

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CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Work in child welfare with the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (CHC40313). This nationally recognised training course qualifies you for work in a range of community services roles helping young people and families. The course will teach you how to Identify and respond to ch...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ready to work in supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent ...

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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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HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Become an enrolled nurse with the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115). This nationally recognised qualification is the minimum standard for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia — and is completed online with 4-week residential blocks. You’ll also require 400 hours of practical...

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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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HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Mental Health)

Are you an enrolled nurse wanting to specialise in mental health? The HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Mental Health) is a nationally recognised qualification that can be tailored to suit your region and career profile. Over 7 months of in-house study you will learn how to conduct detailed c...

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