You can make a big difference and change people's lives if you want to, all you need to do is believe in yourself and take the next step. If you want to have a gratifying feeling every day, a career in community services may be perfect for you. 

Studying community services with Open Colleges could completely change your perspective and show you what you are capable of, both professionally and personally. Acquiring all the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your career as a community worker, you will learn how to make a real difference in the lives of whole communities or individuals at risk. The nationally recognised training includes two weeks work placement, where you will practise your community service skills.

If this is an area that you’ve always been looking to get involved in, look no further. Get in touch today with an Open Colleges Enrolment Consultant to answer any questions you have and to take this next big step.


Diploma of Community Services

Learn how you can support vulnerable people in the community with the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services. This qualification provides an overview of the community services sector, and teaches you the skills you need to step into a supervisor role.

Certificate III in Community Services

Learn how to provide person-centered services to support and promote the social, psychological, welfare and protection needs of vulnerable people in the community with the CHC30215 Certificate III Community Services.


The CHCSS00088 Induction skill set reflects the requirements for people entering the health and community services sector. It provides a set of skills to support the induction of new workers into a variety of care roles.