Community Services courses give skills and knowledge across a range of community areas. Students can aim to work within youth services, work with people with complex needs, as support persons, Community Services Worker, Case Worker, Welfare Support Worker and Early Intervention, Homelessness Worker and within community organisations. Community Services courses are about looking after the person and dealing with all life issues from health and security to emotional wellbeing.
If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others, AGB Training’s Nationally Recognised Community Services Qualifications will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a meaningful career.
Diploma of Community Services
This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person centered services to individuals, groups and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.
Work placement: To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
Possible occupation titles relating to this qualification: Case Worker Or Manager Community Services Worker, Early Intervention Worker, Group Facilitator / Coordinator, Case Coordinator, Client Service Assessor, Coordinator Family Services, Family Support Worker, Program Coordinator Or Manager Welfare Worker
Start Date: Geelong Thursday 12th October, Melbourne Wednesday 11th October
Textbook Fees: $ 272.85
Fees if eligible for Government Funding: $500
Victorian Government Contribution for Skills First Funded Program: $ 8,310
Course Duration: 48 weeks
Duration inclusive of holidays: 61 Weeks
Work Placement Hours: 100 hours throughout course duration
Packaging rules To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in – 16 units of competency (8 core units and 8 elective units)
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