Do you have a desire to help and assist others while building a stable and fulfilling career?
Study a community or aged care course to formalise your qualifications, or gain new skills that will allow you to enter this satisfying area of work. Open Colleges can provide the flexibility, quality and affordability that you need to structure your course into your already busy life, particularly if you are already working or if you have other commitments.
Many of the courses in community and aged care offer structured work placements to give you real on-the-job skills and the chance to meet industry contacts. Gaining the learning and knowledge to deal with your clients is essential to providing you with the personal satisfaction that can come with a job in this sector. Professional learning is the first step towards a professional career option.
Jobs in this sector are often in demand and those potential employees with the best qualifications will generally stand ahead of the pack. Some of these affordable online courses are offered in partnership with ICM Training, one of the premier education providers in community services in Australia.
One in five people has a disability and the sector continues to grow. Employers are actively seeking qualified workers. A career in the growing disability sector is attainable and fulfilling.Disability Courses
Community and Aged Care Courses
Diploma of Community Services Work
Find work in the community services sector by gaining an accredited qualification that will give you the skills and knowledge to join this rewarding occupation.Find out more
Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
The misuse of alcohol is regarded as one of the most significant causes of drug related harm in Australia. Become part of the solution with this nationally recognised qualification in alcohol and other drugs work.Find out more
Certificate IV in Mental Health
If you have experience in community services or health and would like to specialise in mental health work, this nationally recognised qualification will help get you there.Find out more
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Make a real difference to the lives of younger Australians and learn how to facilitate community-based programs and address social and welfare needs of young people.Find out more