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Bachelor of Human Services (Disability)

Improve people’s lives and start a rewarding career with this online Bachelor of Human Services (Disability) course.



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Torrens University Australia

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Diploma of Human Services

Take the first step towards a career in helping others with this flexible online Diploma of Human Services course.



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Torrens University Australia

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Bachelor of Social Science (Social Welfare)

This Bachelor of Social Science (Social Welfare) online course provides industry-recognised training in community services and social work.


With the knowledge and training obtained from completing this degree, you will be qualified for a range of social services roles in government departments, advocacy and charity groups and private agencies.


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Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health

Help those struggling with addiction and mental health with this online Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43215 & CHC43315) course.


This dual qualification provides you with the skills to work as support staff to assist clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and/or mental health issues.


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Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC40412

Become a part of the solution with this Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs. Specialising in outreach and community work, this online course will equip you with the skills to become a case worker, support worker or drug and alcohol worker.


Specialising in outreach and community work, this online course will equip you with the skills to become a case worker, support worker or drug and alcohol worker.


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Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

This online Diploma of Community Services Work (CHC52015) course is a nationally recognised qualification that will enable you to work in the community services sector provided by Integrated Care & Management Training.


The course will teach you skills in advocacy and case management, allowing you to work with complex clients and assist in implementing community development strategies.


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Community and Social Policy Course unit

The Community and Social Policy, an online unit by Murdoch University is designed to offer students a comprehensive understanding of social policy.


Delivered online through Murdoch University, it explores the various ways in which social issues make it onto the policy agenda.


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Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

The online Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) course equips you with the skills you need to progress towards leadership roles within the community sector.


Formalise your industry experience and expand your skills base as you cover core learning areas, including working with culturally diverse clients, implementing development strategies and complying with WHS requirements.


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Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115

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


Potential job pathways include disability support officer, senior personal care assistant or supervisor within a range of community services and health contexts.


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Certificate IV in Youth Work CHC40413

The online Certificate IV in Youth Work (CHC40413) course from ICMT provides a framework for working with, supporting and empowering children and young people.


This nationally recognised qualification in youth work opens up a host of career opportunities within the private, government or specialised services sectors. It will give you the grounding you need in different aspects of youth culture, the motivations and needs of young people in different contexts, and the ethical responsibilities involved in working with young people.


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Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples Course unit

Study online with Murdoch University and develop an insight into the importance of community development throughout this unit in Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples.


This unit provides an ideal foundation for further study in the field of community development.


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Creative Ways to Work with Community Course unit

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!



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Introduction to Community Development Course unit

Introduction to Community Development is an undergraduate unit delivered online via Murdoch University that will take you through key methodologies of community development. In this unit you will learn about a sociological approach to community development.



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Introduction to Sustainable Development Course unit

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


The unit covers the varying perspectives on sustainability and addresses everything from climate change scepticism through to global intergovernmental responses.


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About Community Services

If you’re looking for a career where you can really make a difference, consider a role in community services. There is a vast array of jobs under this category that will provide you with a worthwhile and satisfying career path.

Community services encompass areas such as youth work, case management, community development, home and community care, children’s services, disability care and mental health.

One possible role in community services is to work as a case manager, in which you work directly with clients to coordinate the services and support they need. An online course will provide you with the necessary skills in building relationships, working with cultural diversity and advocacy to be an effective case manager. You will be trained in the relevant legal and ethical frameworks and also learn about occupational health and safety in relation to community services.

Potential community services career outcomes include: Assistant Community Services Worker, Migrant Support Worker, Community Health Worker, Community Worker, Disabilities Services Officer, Family Support Worker, Parole or Probation Officer, Residential Care Officer, Youth Worker, Welfare Rights Worker.

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