Introduction to Community Services

Is community work right for you?

The community services and health industries are the largest and fastest growing in Australia.  There is high demand across Victoria for community workers in a range of sectors such as youth work, aged care, drug and alcohol, early education and care, disability work, welfare and community support just to name a few. Community service workers advocate for the rights of individuals and communities and derive satisfaction from helping others.

Course Delivery

Upon completion of this introductory course, participants will be offered a place in our Certificate II in Community Services course commencing 20th April 2020. This course is a pathway into further study, volunteer work or entry level work within community services.

Commences: 13th March 2020
Day: Fridays (2 sessions)
Times: 10:oo am to 2:00 pm
Completion:  20th March 2020

Fees: $30 ($25 concession)

Eligibility criteria applies

 

 

 

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Course outline

This course has been designed to give students an insight into community services work and provide a pathway into further study and or volunteer or entry level work.

  • What is community service?
  • What career opportunities are available?
  • Professional communication skills
  • What to expect when you study community services
  • Self-reflective practice
  • Client privacy and confidentiality
  • Learner preferences
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