This course gives students the high-level skills needed for a role with a community organisation. Learners will gain high-level communication skills, and the ability to develop strategies to work with at-risk groups within the community. Learners will also gain valuable research skills and be taught how to work within legal and ethical frameworks.
In addition to the standard diploma eligibility requirements for a fee subsidy, students must also be an existing worker in the community services and health industry, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants. Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.
For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.
Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age
It is highly recommended that students are aged 18 or older by the course commencement date. Successful applicants should contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus for Vocational Placement requirements.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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Family support worker, case manager, welfare worker, community services worker, social housing coordinator.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
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11/2 years Online virtual classroom