25% Deposit of course fees payable upon enrolment. Fortnightly or monthly payment plan will be calculated. Monthly payments required to remain enrolled in this course.

Please refer to 2017 Indicative fees and charges for pricing of this course.

Entry Requirements

Trainers would prefer you to have basic computer skills, be able to network and research independently.

A business administration background and/or volunteered in community service.


This qualification is classroom based on a:

Monday 9.30am – 2.30pm (in conjunction with Certificate II Community Services).

This qualification is made up of 5 core units and 7 electives.


This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs. At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

This qualification is available as a broad-based qualification or with a focus on either community services or community development work.

Pathways from the Qualification

Students could undertake Certificate IV In Youth Work, Certificate IV Community Services or Community Development and Diploma of Community Services or Community Development.

Job roles

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community development worker
  • Client Contact
  • Community Care Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker
  • Neighbourhood Centre Worker
  • Indigenous Youth Worker
  • Youth Housing Support Worker

For more information please visit My Skills Website