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. 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
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