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.


 

Working with older people could be a stable and satisfying career path with opportunities for career progression. Take the first step with these comprehensive courses.

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Make a real difference in the lives of the elderly as a professional Care Worker with Open Colleges’ CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).

One in five people has a disability and as the sector continues to grow, employers are actively seeking qualified, compassionate workers. A career in the disability sector is both attainable and hugely fulfilling.

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

The disability sector continues to grow, and working with people with disability can be a rewarding and worthwhile career.

Certificate IV in Disability

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability will give you the advanced care and leadership skills you need to move into management positions in the disability sector. 

If you're looking for a career that will help you make a real difference in the lives of whole communities or individuals at risk, a nationally recognised qualification could give you the skills and confidence to have a lasting impact.

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Diploma of Community Services

Get qualified to work in community services helping the people who need it the most and supporting them to build better lives, with Open Colleges’ CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Help people who are struggling with addiction to break free and move into a healthier future, with this nationally recognised qualification.

Certificate IV in Mental Health

Get the skills to start a career making a difference in the lives of people living with mental health issues, with this accredited course.

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and Certificate IV in Mental Health

This dual program will equip you with an understanding of mental health and addiction, and the skills to help people who are struggling get back on track.

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Learn to plan leisure and health programs that will support the psychological, social, emotional and physical needs of your clients with this accredited course.

Acquire the skills to help others resolve their issues and find direction by offering unbiased guidance and support with a nationally recognised qualification.

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Diploma of Counselling

Open Colleges’ CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling will train you in the most current and effective counselling techniques and methods to help you change people’s lives.

Become a source of encouragement and support for the children who need it most. Acquire the skills to make a positive impact on the lives of young people with a nationally recognised qualification.

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Certificate IV in Youth Work

Get the skills you need to make a positive impact on the lives of children and teenagers, with Open Colleges’ CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work.