Over 2,000 accredited courses from leading Australian universities, TAFEs and colleges

Community Services Careers

Are you an empathetic, helpful and caring person? A career in community services is all about making a living through helping others – and it’s a field that’s vital to maintaining the wellbeing of the community at large.

Community services workers are in high demand. The industry is in constant need of qualified, trained professionals to help those who need it the most. You could find yourself working with the elderly or disabled, with disadvantaged youth, with refugees, those struggling with addictions, or disadvantaged community groups.

Industry Specialisations

View all Community Services courses

Community Services courses

  • Certificate IV in Disability

    Course details

    Online

    Payment plan, Upfront payment

    more information

    The online Certificate IV in Disability course will give you the essential education and training to provide valuable care for people with disabilities.

  • Creative Ways to Work with Community

    Course details

    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

    more information
    Learn how to get communities involved in planning, management and government with this online Creative Ways to Work with Community unit offered by Murdoch University. If you want to help local communities get involved with organisational and governmental decision-making, this is the perfect online unit for you!
  • Bachelor of Social Work

    Course details

    Online, On Campus

    HECS-HELP, Upfront payment

    more information

    Build the theoretical and practical skill base you need to start a fulfilling career as a social worker with this online Bachelor of Social Work.

  • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

    Course details

    Online, On Campus

    FEE-HELP, Upfront payment

    more information

    Gain the theoretical and practical skills needed to be a professional social worker with this online Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) course.

  • Social Care and Human Services

    Course details

    Online

    FEE-HELP

    more information
    Explore contemporary issues and developments in the field of Social Care and Human Services in this targeted online unit.
  • Introduction to Sustainable Development

    Course details

    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

    more information
    Examine the way in which sustainability has evolved over the past four decades with this online Introduction to Sustainable Development unit from Murdoch University.

Community Services news & views

5 reasons why the care sector is the right career change for 2015

The health care sector continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. This guest post from carecareers explores why it could just be your ticket to a life-altering career change in 2015.

read more

Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in New South Wales?

With the largest workforce in the country and growth in mining halved, where will the jobs lie for New South Wales? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts the fastest-growing industries to 2018.

read more

Regional Australia: Is the grass really greener?

Regional cities are booming with job opportunities ripe for the picking. Is regional Australia where it’s at?

read more

Why I went back to study at 50

Think you're too old to go back to uni? Think again. Anne tells us why she decided it was time to go back to the books at the age of 50.

read more
View more articles

Community Services sample resumes & cover letters

Spruce up your CV and job applications with our free resume & cover letter samples. View all community services templates

Over 1,000 accredited online courses from leading Australian universities, TAFEs and colleges