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What will I learn?

Certificate IV in Community Services progresses your career in the community services sector with this intermediate-level course that will qualify you to work in a diverse range of settings in community services.

About this Course:

This qualification reflects the role of community service workers who design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. Workers may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services.

At this level, workers may be autonomous with limited responsibility within established parameters and may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams. Work may take place in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

This course has a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.

What You’ll Learn:

  • work within a community development framework
  • plan and conduct group activities
  • work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • seek employment in a variety of community services settings, or in social housing

Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

  • Early intervention homelessness worker
  • Case worker
  • Community support worker
  • Outreach officer
  • Domestic violence worker
  • Family support worker

CRICOS

0101713

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (37 weeks)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: Please contact the provider; Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

Every month

Venue

Gold Coast Centre

1 Nerang Street,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (37 weeks)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: Please contact the provider; Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

Every month

Venue

Sandy Bay Centre Hobart

University of Tasmania,

Level 4, Hytten Hall,

HOBART,

Tasmania,

7000, HOBART, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

EDUCATION

  • 16 years old or above;
  • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;
  • Pass CB LLN Test;
  • Basic Computer skills;

ENGLISH

(International student only)

  • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • Pass CB entry test

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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