Diploma of Community Services at Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

In the field of community welfare, you will learn many skills, strategies, and theories through the completion of this course. You will get the chance to acquire hands-on experience in the subject of community welfare during this internship.

Description

In the field of community welfare, you will learn many skills, strategies, and theories through the completion of this course. You will get the chance to acquire hands-on experience in the subject of community welfare during this internship. 


Students who have successfully completed this programme are finding employment in the sectors of health and community services as community welfare workers.

Course Duration:

2 semesters full-time (around 20 hours per week) after completing a relevant Certificate IV, OR the equivalent of a part-time programme. The Diploma can be finished in three to four semesters at full-time (about 20 hours per week) or part-time equivalent for students lacking the necessary Certificate IV.

Entry Requirements

The suggested option is for all students to complete a pertinent Certificate IV in Community Work at CIT in order to ensure their success in this degree.


For you to successfully complete this course, we recommend that you have literacy skills in reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and, depending on your course of study, numeracy, at least at level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. 


If you don't have this level, you can still enrol and get help to develop your skills, or you can choose to start with a course at a lower level.

Career Outcomes

It can be very rewarding to work in the community services field. You'll help people who are having trouble with different things and get them back on their feet.


This big industry in Australia has a lot of rewarding jobs where you can help improve the lives of the people around you. And if you want a safe career path, you don't need to look any further. Australia's biggest and fastest-growing industry is health care and social assistance, and jobs in community services are in high demand.


Some of the possible job roles are:

  • Community Services Worker

  • Community Care Manager

  • Coordinator of Volunteer Work

  • Team Leader

  • Program Coordinator

  • Family Services Coordinator

  • Support Facilitator (Community Services)

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS

  • TOEFL

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • $3,600

$3,600
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 Semester
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL
  • Scholarship