Why should I study Community Services?
The Community Service industry is about taking care of the health and wellbeing of others. You should study Community Services if you are interested in working with, and caring for people.
Through studying Community Services, you will learn more about this area, meet people working in the industry, visit agencies, hospitals, aged care facilities, childcare centres and many more depending on your area of interest.
By the time you complete the course, you will have a better idea about what area you would like to focus on, whether it be working with children, elderly people, refugees, youth, disability or mental health.
Where does Community Services lead?
Certificate II in Community Services is a pathway to a Certificate III course in areas such as child care, aged care, disability support, health support assistance, allied health and more.
The Certificate II can help you gain entry level work in aged care or disability support. Alternatively, you can continue your studies towards a Certificate III or university course to become a nurse, social worker, counsellor, teacher, police officer or whatever you dream!
What work will I do in Community Services?
You will have written tasks and practical work. There are opportunities to work collaboratively with other students to complete tasks. You are also encouraged to participate in work experience which we will help you to organise.
What do other students think about Community Services?
I enjoy studying this course because it gives me more understanding of how to work with older people, youth and children born in Australia and overseas. I think this subject is very useful for me because when I finish this course I would like to work in aged care.Khalida
I chose Certificate II in Community Services as I have a passion to help people. The course gives me the chance to build my knowledge as I want to be a Community Service worker. This course makes me feel more confident and it builds my skills of working with other people.Jaharra
What I like about Community Services course is that you have an immediate and profound impact on the welfare of vulnerable people. Every single day you make a difference to the quality of peoples’ lives. Your actions help those who are struggling the most to build better lives to give them hope for a brighter future.Jane
Community Services taught me how to deal with different people in our community. I found the theory and practical work valuable in building my confidence when interacting with people like group activities, surveying and interviewing. This subject helped me realise that I have the qualities suited to working in the community services industry and that becoming a nurse is an achievable goal.Fauzia
Where can I find more information about Community Services?
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