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Get a head start to a career in social and community services

Set yourself up for a rewarding career working as a professional community services worker with individuals, families and groups.

The community services sector offers a diverse range of job opportunities that will enable you to make a difference in many people’s lives.

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services, you’ll be qualified to work for community services organisations, government departments and not for-profit organisations in a wide variety of roles and services –specialist and /or generalist such as:
- child protection
- family violence outreach and support services
- school welfare
- youth, family and disability services
- aged care
- mental health
- advocacy /community development
- homelessness.

Please note:

1. The timetable days will change in year two of the course.
2. First semester will include class time only, second semester will include placement attendance (days and times as per placement agency agreement) and placement support classes (one day a week).

Course code
CHC52015
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston
Online
Not available Online
International
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Length
Full Time, 2 years.
Start dates
Feb 2020 (Dandenong FULL)