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Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

The online Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) course from Trainsmart 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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Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

The online Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) with OTEN will give you complex skills in communication, community development, advocacy and counselling.


Upon completion of this diploma program, you will be eligible to pursue any career in community services that involves direct client work, community education or development projects. You will graduate with a set of multifaceted skills to effectively design and deliver community service programs.


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Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

The online Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) course offered by Murdoch University is great for those interested in improving the conditions of a range of community groups.


This degree aims to develop your skills and abilities in communication, critical thinking, ethics and social justice, as well as developing more specific knowledge related to community development. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) program will be suitable candidates for a wide range of careers in community services and welfare groups, government departments, and not-for-profit organisations.


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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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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113

Holding a diploma level qualification has become a necessity for many educators working with children. This Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care (CHC50113) course through Churchill Education will give you the training to work within the relevant legal and ethical frameworks.



This course is ideal for anyone responsible for planning, implementing and managing early childhood programs, and education and care services.


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Certificate IV in Youth Work CHC40413

The online Certificate IV in Youth Work course from


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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Diploma of Youth Work CHC50413

The Diploma of Youth Work (CHC50413) course offered online through SEEK Learning provides you with the skills needed for a successful career in community services.


Whether you’re starting out in youth work or are already in community services, the course offers a flexible and comprehensive means to developing the skills to support the social, behavioural, health, developmental and protection needs of young people.


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Diploma of Community Services CHC52015

This online Diploma of Community Services Work course is a nationally recognised qualification that will enable you to work in the community services sector.


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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Certificate III in Disability CHC30408

Learn how to facilitate care plans, provide support to your patients and contribute to skill development and maintenance with the Certificate III in Disability (CHC30408).



Study this course on campus in Queensland and begin a successful career as a disability support worker.


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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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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.

For more online, on-campus and short courses in community services, visit StudySelect.

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Looking for Community Services opportunities in Australia?

There are currently 14,379 Community Services job openings in Australia*. The average salary for a Community Services job in Australia is $72,439.

The Australian Government Department of Employment estimates a projected employment growth to 2018 of 15,600 jobs for the Community Services industry in Australia.

Gaining a Community Services qualification will significantly increase your career prospects for Community Services jobs in Australia. Studying an online course with an accredited Australian provider gives you the flexibility you need to study at your own pace.

Education in Australia

  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a bachelor's degree or higher qualification: 29%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a cert III or higher VET qualification: 31%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia without a post-school qualification: 36%

Employment in the Community Services industry in Australia

Australia has a population of 23,625,031, with a total of 11,645,500 people currently employed. The average job seeker age for Australia is 37 years and the current unemployment rate sits at 5.7%. Part-time workers make up 46% of the workforce in Australia.

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