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Community services

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

Study community services

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 incredibly rewarding career path, working with disadvantaged people to help build stronger families and communities.

Career outcomes

  • Alcohol and drugs worker
  • Child protection officer
  • Community health worker
  • Community services manager
  • Community development officer
  • Counsellor
  • Disability support manager
  • Family support worker
  • Housing services officer
  • Welfare worker
  • Youth worker

Community services courses

Low and no cost courses

You may be eligible for a range of independent and government funding to help you study for less or even free*.

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