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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.

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  • Graduate Certificate in Human Services

    Graduate Certificate in Human Services

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    If you’re looking to formalise your years of experience in the field of human services, this online Graduate Certificate in Human Services is the ideal pathway.

  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support (VIC Only)

    Certificate IV in Ageing Support (VIC Only)

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    Upfront payment

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    Shape the way we care for society's most vulnerable and build professional leadership skills in this Certificate IV in Ageing Support course. 

  • Bachelor of Community Health

    Bachelor of Community Health

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    HECS-HELP, Upfront payment

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    An online Bachelor of Community Health course prepares students to make a difference by shaping and improving the health and wellbeing of communities.

  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (VIC Only)

    Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (VIC Only)

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    Make a real difference in your career and help people meaningfully engage with society by studying this Certificate IV in Leisure and Health course from Skills Training Australia.

  • Diploma in Community Services (VIC only)

    Diploma in Community Services (VIC only)

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    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    The Diploma in Community Services course prepares students for careers as community services professionals, who provide support, services, information and referral to people in need.

  • Certificate IV in Youth Work

    Certificate IV in Youth Work

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    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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

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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.

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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?

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Why I went back to study at 50

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