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Community Services Courses

Community Services courses allow students to learn how to utilise their community skills to help others of different social and cultural backgrounds.

Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and social tools you need to complete organisational and caregiving tasks within any community organisation.

Popular courses in Community Services

Diploma of Community Services

Course code: CHC52015

Do you already work in the community services sector and want to advance your career? If so, then the Diploma of Community Services can help you achieve your career goals.

Course in Vocational and Community Engagement

Course code: 10581NAT

This course is designed for people who have experienced barriers in engaging in vocational training or the community.

Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy

Course code: SIR40112

Do you want to take your career in pharmacy work further? The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy provides in-depth knowledge of the operations, services and jobs involved in the pharmacy retail environment.

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course code: CHC40413

Are you passionate about the rights, entitlements and wellbeing of younger Australians? If so, the Certificate IV in Youth Work is for you.

Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

Course code: CUV30211

Are you passionate about indigenous cultural arts? Then the Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts is the course for you.

A community services course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from taking care of the elderly as a residential carer to working with those battling addiction as a alcohol and drugs worker. Qualifications in community services can lead to a job as a community worker, case worker, mental health support worker, disability support officer or a volunteer coordinator. The average weekly salary for a community worker is $1,132.

Whether you're just starting out in your community services career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Community Services, Youth Work, Community Pharmacy, Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) and Vocational and Community Engagement.