Gain an exciting insight into the booming community services and healthcare industries. Explore your interests as you build foundational skills and set yourself up for success in further study.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Work and communicate with diverse people
Reflect on your own perspectives
Overcome communication barriers
Complete workplace documentation
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Exposure to the healthcare and community services industries
A pathway to further study in healthcare or communication
Credit towards a full qualification
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to a computer and internet to complete online lessons
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: enrolled nurse, allied health assistant, dental assistant, assistant community services worker, support worker and assistant in nursing
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Working in Health and Community Services does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.