Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as Jansen Newman Institute (RTO 0269)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Cover the full spectrum of community service areas with this Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services) (085174G) course, delivered by Jansen Newman Institute through Upskilled.
From immigration, alcohol and other drugs, homelessness, aged care, to child and family services, you will learn about all aspects of community needs and development, and learn how you can serve and assist the community.
In 24 subjects, you will gain training and skills in counselling, conflict management and case management applicable to a range of community services.
Students of this course will need to undertake both clinical work and a fieldwork placement to gain practical and professional experience. You will be required to undertake over 400 hours of practical work placement, ensuring you finish your degree job ready with hands-on training.
Online students of this course will be required to attend the following residential programs held on campus at Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Interpersonal communication - 2 days
Applied counselling 1 - 2 days
Applied counselling 2 - 3 days
Early exit points
If you complete all Level 100 subjects and decide to you do not wish to continue with this course, you may be eligible to graduate with a Diploma of Applied Social Science qualification.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Completed Year 12 High School Certificate or equivalent; OR
Mature age entry with relevant work experience
Areas of study
In this community services course, the subjects you may study include:
Theories of counselling
Human development across the lifespan
Applied counselling 1
Understanding societies: An introduction to social analysis
Developing social policy
Introduction to community services
Health and wellbeing
Mental health and the community
Applied counselling 2
Mediation and conflict management
Introduction to social research methods
Managing the needs of diverse client
Ethics and professional practice
Working with addicted populations
Fieldwork 2 for community services
Qualitative research methods
Case management and program development
Human rights and social advocacy
You will also be required to choose one Level 200 elective and two Level 300 electives.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services) (085174G) from Jansen Newman Institute.
With this course under your belt, you will have the understanding of community services to move into a range of areas including migrant services, aged care, disability services and housing services.
This course is an approved course of the Australian Community Workers Association, the peak body for community services professionals, meaning you will be able to apply for membership with the ACWA upon graduation.
You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.
Upskilled offers their recruitment service on behalf of Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as Jansen Newman Institute (RTO 0269) at no expense to you, as they receive remuneration from their providers.
You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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