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  • On Campus
    CHC43115

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Gain the skills and confidence to provide the right support and care to those living with a disability when you get qualified with a with a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) from MCIE.

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  • On Campus
    CHC33015

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

    Give your career in community services or aged care a kick-start with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) (CHC33015) led by MCIE. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

    Discover a rewarding new career in aged care with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) from All Heath Training. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC43015

    Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    Give back to the community with a Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) from All Health Training. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC43115

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Support and empower people with a disability when you get qualified with a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) from All Health Training. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability) (QLD Only)

    Capitalise on an industry with great career opportunities by applying for Sarina Russo Institute Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability) CHC33015 course. Our interactive course gives job seekers a qualification and entry into an industry rich with career opportunities and pathways.

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  • Workplace, Traineeship, Classroom
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

    If you’re a caring individual who would like to provide the ageing community with personal, physical and emotional support, consider enrolling in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) by Kirana Colleges

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  • Workplace, Classroom
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

    If you want to make a difference to people’s lives, choose a career in disability care. With the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) there will be a growing demand for disability workers over the next five years, giving people like you a chance to make an impact on individuals who need it most. the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) is a perfect place to get started! 

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  • Online
    CHC22015

    Certificate II In Community Services

    This Certificate II In Community Services (CHC22015) may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide the first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (CHC33015 ) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support (Disability)

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. 

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Overview

What You Need To Know If You Would Like To Make A Career Out Of Community Services

Working in Community Services means that you’ll be responsible for providing some form of service to the community, which is often funded by the government.

Many positions involve working with the public in a way that will leave the people you help better off.  You might work with children, or people with a disability, you might become a crisis intervention worker, or work with the aged community.

You’ll need to be friendly and able to work with people from all walks of life. And also willing to develop skills that will enable you to empathise and understand a variety of complex situations.  You’ll also need to be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Job Opportunities

Take a look a the facts below, if you like to sound of a career in Community Service (taken from ACWA)

  • The community services industry is one of the largest and fastest growing in Australia.

  • It’s estimated that community services generate approximately 1 in 4 of all new jobs.

  • There is a high demand for rural and regional workers too.

Types of Courses

Most community workers study courses that are relevant to the type of position that they are seeking within the field of community services.  Entry-level education will vary depending upon the position available.

Short Courses:

Short courses in community services are a great way to understand what is involved and to find out what aspect of Community Services that you might prefer.  They are also great for ongoing career development.

Short Courses can last around 3 to 7 weeks and can focus in on a variety of niche topics.

Certificate II Courses:

A Certificate II course will offer you a solid grounding on all of the skills required to work proficiently, under supervision within your chosen field. Although for some positions a higher certificate, diploma or even bachelors degree may be necessary.  

Certificate III Courses:

A certificate III course in your chosen field teaches the complete range of skills and knowledge that is required to be proficient in your career.

Certificate IV/Diploma’s

Certificate IV and/or a Diploma will give you a solid understanding of your chosen field and will touch on leadership.  It will also enable you to work towards a leadership position or an entry-level position for a specialised role.

Career Outcomes

There are a variety of opportunities when you are working in Community Services.  Here are our recommended opportunities;

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Ward Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Wardsperson
  • Patient Services Assistant
  • Assistant In Nursing
  • Patient Support Assistant
  • Ward Support
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Development Officer
  • Disability Coordinator
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Program Coordinator
  • Care Supervisor
  • Hostel Supervisor
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Disability Officer – Day Support
  • Social Trainer
  • Family Support Worker
  • Care Service Employee
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Residential Aide
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Care Assistant
  • Community House Worker
  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Nurse\'s Aide
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Nurse's Aide
  • Disability Service Officer
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Community Contact Officer
  • Support Service Worker
  • Therapy Assistant
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