25% Deposit of course fees payable upon enrolment. A fortnightly payment plan will be calculated. Fortnightly payments are required to remain enrolled in this course.

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

Entry Requirements

Time Management Skills

Certificate III in Community Services Work


With demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments or knowledge within this Industry


This course is delivered by ‘Flexible Learning’ via correspondence. This qualification contains 8 core and 7 elective units. It is undertaken for duration of 1 year. Volunteer work in the community sector is strongly encouraged for students to enhance their learning within this course.

This qualification reflects the role of community services workers who assist in the delivery of programs that contribute to the development of capacity through public social change processes.

At this level, work takes place within a professional team under the guidance of others, to support development within the community. Work may be undertaken in organisations working across a range of social, health, environment, economic, arts and culture and recreation sectors.

Working from home means you can go at your own pace and will enable your studies to fit in well with your other commitments. We do ask that students make themselves available to catch up with trainers regularly to assess their progress.

Pathways from the Qualification

On completion of this qualification the worker will be able to design and deliver programs that aim to enhance the well-being of individuals and groups.

Further Qualification could be Diploma of Community Services or Community Development.

Occupational titles may include

  • Case worker
  • Health education officer
  • Community services worker
  • Outreach officer
  • Community support worker
  • Support worker
  • Domestic violence worker
  • Welfare support worker
  • Early intervention homelessness worker
  • Welfare worker
  • Family support worker

For more information please visit My Skills Website