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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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  • 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 Alcohol and Other Drugs

    Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    Online

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    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.

  • Diploma of Leisure and Health (VIC Only)

    Diploma of Leisure and Health (VIC Only)

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    Help people unlock their potential and take a leadership role in an exciting growth industry by studying this Diploma of Leisure and Health course.

  • Diploma of Community Services

    Diploma of Community Services

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    Online

    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    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.

  • 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.

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