This course will give you the skills and knowledge to deliver, manage and coordinate a person-centred service to individuals, groups, and communities. You will learn specialised skills in community services to work autonomously within the scope of practice under broad directions from senior management. As well as how to support people to make change in their lives to improve personal and social wellbeing and learn how to take responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers.
104 Weeks (80 study weeks and up to 24 break weeks*) (*Maximum break applies to courses crossing over the Christmas/New year break)
4 intakes per year – January, April, July, October
20 hours per week
Classroom lectures, workshops, tutorials and online studies
This course requires you to complete 330 hours of supervised work placement in an approved registered organisation.
ARE YOU AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT?
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a career as a:
Case Worker or Manager
Alcohol and other Drug Worker
Community Service Worker
Early Intervention Worker
Community Program Coordinator or Manager
Family Support Worker
Welfare Support Worker
23.1% projected job growth in 5 years
The most common salary is $73,000 for a Community Worker.
SATISFIED WITH TRAINING
Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.
- International students must be at least 18 years of age
- Students must demonstrate English language proficiency at IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
- Students must have an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent
- Student must pass the Police check in the state or territory you are planning to work in, prior to work placement.
- Student must have vaccinations against infectious disease prior to work placement.
Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work. We utilise a range of assessment methods including role plays, written assessments, skills demonstration, projects, presentations, training records and work samples for the assessment of competency.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may apply to have previous courses, formal qualifications, knowledge, work experience and/or life experiences assessed for credit or exemption towards this course. Please contact us for more information.
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There are a multitude of reasons why you should study with us, but we've narrowed it down to a handful of the very best.
KCA has 400 international students from more than 38 different nationalities.