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Study community services

Community services professionals support individual and community wellbeing through a range of care, support, education, welfare, and related services. Our community services courses feature practical, on-the-job training so you get the chance to practice your skills in a real work environment.

The community services industry is one of Australia's fastest growing sectors. This growth is forecast to continue at even higher levels over the coming years with an estimated 1.6 million workers required by 2025.

TAFE Queensland offers a range of courses in community services including counselling, youth work, alcohol and drugs, social housing, case management, and community development. Community services can be an increadibly rewarding career path, working with disadvantaged people to help build stronger families and communities.

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Career outcomes
  • Alcohol and drugs worker
  • Child protection officer
  • Community health worker
  • Community services manager
  • Counsellor
  • Disability support manager
  • Family support worker
  • Housing services officer
  • Welfare worker
 
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News and events

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Tracy gets a Canadian lesson in community development

Community Services Teacher Tracy Galaud recently swapped her Sunshine Coast classroom for a college in Canada, leading a group of eight community services students from around the state on a 10-day study tour of Toronto. 


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Real job outcomes for aged care students

After a vocational placement with one of Australia’s most innovative and leading aged care providers, four TAFE Queensland aged care students have secured work as personal care workers.


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10 reasons to study at TAFE Queensland

Deciding what you're going to do with your life is a huge decision and ultimately, the only person qualified to decide is you. Part of making that decision is investigating and evaluating your options, so we've put together the top 10 reasons why you should you study at TAFE Queensland.


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