Introduction to Community Services

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    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. This introductory course is a pathway into further study, volunteer work or entry level work within community services.

    Commences: 2021 dates to be advised. Contact our office to put your name on the expression of interest list.
    Day: TBA
    Times: TBA
    Completion:  TBA

    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