Home | Sub Study Area | Community Services

Community Services

Certificate II in Leadership

National ID: 52879WA | State ID: BGR10

Ready to lead the way?

The Certificate II in Leadership is designed to further develop and enhance a person's leadership skills.

A major component of the Leadership Course is active participation in a team or community based project. Participants are required to work in a team to undertake a practical project which benefits not only the team or community, but also contributes to their own skill development and achievement.

Gain these skills:

  • self confidence
  • ability to work collaboratively
  • plan and participate in team meetings
  • communicate effectively
  • identify rights and responsibilities of others

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

The Certificate II in Leadership is designed to further develop and enhance a person’s leadership skills. It allows participants to develop self, work collaboratively with other team members, plan and participate in team meetings, communicate effectively and identify the rights and responsibilities of others.

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership, Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate I in Leadership

National ID: 52878WA | State ID: BGR09

Ready to take the lead?

This qualification provides a good stepping stone for going into work and becoming actively involved in the community. It also provides you with employability skills applicable to a range of industries and careers.

You will explore your own skills and how you fit into a team. You will recognise the various roles people can perform within the community, and learn how to build your networks and confidence.

The Certificate I in Leadership is a bridging course for people who need to develop the necessary employability skills which will support their transition to work, further education and community participation. A major component of this course is active participation in a team or community based project, which builds your skills. 

If you like the look of this course but aren't sure if it's right for you, express your interest using the button below.  Our Program Manager will contact you to discuss your study goals.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate II in Leadership, Certificate III in Outdoor leadership, Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 | State ID: J597

Make a positive impact in young people's lives

Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

During this course you will learn skills that enable you to respond to young people in crisis and the ability to respond to critical situationsas well as the management of finances, work safety and the work environment.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Youth Worker | Juvenile Justice Officer | Youth Accommodation Support Worker | Youth Liaison Officer | Youth Support Worker

Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Counselling, Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You will learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Youth worker, Community worker and Juvenile Justice worker.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Youth Work, Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

Do you want to make a real difference?

Complete this qualification and you could be working in community services, case management or social housing, involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups. You may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case managementprogram coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Program Coordinator, Early Intervention Worker, or Case Manager.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Counselling, Graduates may be eligible for University entry into Social Science courses

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

Bentley

Mandurah

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bentley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 | State ID: AWL8

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

If you enjoy helping people and like working in a team then a career in community services could be for you.  There is an ongoing skill shortage in this industry so employment prospects are high.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the community services sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, responding to children at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Outreach Officer, Welfare Support Worker, Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker, Domestic Violence Worker, Court Support Worker or Case Worker.
Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health, Diploma of Youth Work

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bentley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester No No selection criteria
Bentley One semester No No selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

National ID: CHC43215 | State ID: AWK4

Make a difference to the lives of others

This qualification focuses on providing assessment and support to clients with alcohol and drug issues as well as implementing health promotion and community intervention programs. You will learn about interviewing in the initial client assessment and study preventative, educational and other community strategies relevant to the field.

Gain these skills:

  • Work with people who are intoxicated
  • Provide withdrawal services
  • Develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in drug and alcohol support services

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Welfare Support Workers | Community Worker |

Other job titles may include:

  • Detoxification Worker
  • Drug and Alcohol Worker 
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Support Worker (Community Services)

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Community Services, Diploma of Mental Health and Diploma of Youth Work

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Midland Six  months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC3201 | State ID: AWJ2

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Community Support Worker, Welfare Worker, Youth Worker, Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker, Aboriginal Community Developmental Worker.

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Youth Work, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bentley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester No No selection criteria
Bentley One semester No No selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

Make a positive difference to people's lives

In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

Gain these skills

  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Work legally and ethically

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Personal Care Worker | Personal Carer | Home Care Worker | Residential Care Worker

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Midland

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Midland Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AB71

Caring in the home and community

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support, you will be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.  

This course specialises in providing home and community support services and also supports relationships with carers and families.   

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job opportunities may include Carer and Aged Care Worker.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Community Services and Certificate IV in Disability.

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Manjimup

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Manjimup No duration set No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Pages