Social Work Courses

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Social Work Courses

A career in social work can be a tremendously rewarding option for somebody who truly wants to make a difference in the lives of those in need. With a range of focus areas and a variety of environments in which to operate, you can follow a career path that suits your interests and preferred way of working. Social work courses prepare you for such a journey, helping you learn how to develop and deliver community programs, perform interventions, work with clients, patients and their families and friends and more.

You can find nationally accredited courses centred around alcohol and other drugs, mental health, youth work, family care and overall community service. This gives you a chance to learn how to offer assistance those dealing with a range of factors impacting their lives, such as income, illness, homelessness, divorce, abuse and more. These courses can ready you for entry-level social work jobs in coordination and support through to mid-level roles in community development and outreach and right on up to senior management positions.

Put yourself in position to make a real difference in somebody's life with the help of these nationally accredited social work courses.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Social Work Courses. 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 17 courses available for people who want a career in Social Work. These are the most popular courses.

CHC42115 Certificate IV in Community Development

The CHC42115 - Certificate IV in Community Development is a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) qualification. Please make an enquiry to find out more about the course such as government funding options, study modes and duration....

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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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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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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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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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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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CHC52115 Diploma of Community Development

Become a Community Development Officer improving the lives of disadvantaged and marginalised people with a Diploma of Community Development (CHC52115). This nationally recognised qualification is completed over 18 months either in the classroom or online. The course will teach you how to develop ...

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CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Social Housing)

The Diploma of Community Services (Social Housing) (CHC52015) delivers high-end skills for social housing co-ordinators and senior community service managers. Over 18 months of classroom (or online) training you will gain the skills you need to manage and maintain tenancy agreements, represent or...

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CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

If you’ve lived through mental illness and would like to help others through their own recovery why not consider the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515). This nationally recognised training qualification will teach you how to apply your lived experience in mental health to provid...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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