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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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Community Services courses

  • Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

    Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

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    On Campus, Blended, Workplace

    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    Get the confidence to manage and deliver person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities with a Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) (CHC52015) from Hammond Institute.

  • Certificate IV in Youth Work

    Certificate IV in Youth Work

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    Online

    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.

  • Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services)

    Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services)

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    Online, On Campus

    Upfront payment

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    Turn your passion for helping people into a rewarding new career by studying this Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services) course. 

  • Bachelor of Community Health

    Bachelor of Community Health

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    Online

    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.

  • Diploma of Community Services

    Diploma of Community Services

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    Online

    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    Do you dream of making a difference? Start today – apply now for this online or on-campus Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) course.

  • Graduate Certificate in Human Services

    Graduate Certificate in Human Services

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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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.

Community Services news & views

How Australia's Ageing Population Will Impact Our Industries

It's predicted that people 65 years+ will comprise 22% of the population by 2056. Find out what this demographic shift means for the future of industries like nursing, social work and aged care, and how students entering the field should be preparing.

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Community Services - Careers That Make a Difference

If you enjoy helping people and want an interesting and varied career, then you should consider a rewarding career in community services!

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Eco social work: where people and environment intersect

Eco social work involves working with people and communities who are impacted by environmental issues such as extreme weather events. Read more about how the social work sector is changing and the demand for eco social workers is on the rise.

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AI: Does it Mean Boom or Doom for Your Career?

The times they are a changing, but is it all for the better? What should you be studying to future-proof your skills and what do the advancements in artificial intelligence mean for your career?

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