Launch your career in community services sector with this intermediate-level course. This qualification will give you the practical skills and knowledge to work with a diverse range of people in community, residential and health care settings.
According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working in welfare support is expected to grow very strongly over the coming years. This large occupation offers strong job prospects with the workforce expected to reach over 90,000 by 2026.
This course will teach you how to provide support, advocacy and interventions to individuals, groups and communities. Learn how to work within a community development framework, respond to crisis situations, and work with people from diverse backgrounds. You'll also discover how to develop and facilitate a range of community-based programs to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, development and protection needs of young people.
Successful completion of this course will give you the skills to seek employment in a variety of community services settings including social housing, neighbourhood centre programs, intervention and support programs, migrant support services, and community-based programs supporting children, young people and families experiencing mental health issues, domestic violence or drug and alcohol abuse.