Community Welfare Course in Australia

The Community Welfare Sector is a diverse one.  Courses in this sector can range from Support Worker to Indigenous Health Worker, Counsellor to Family Support Worker and many others.  As the sector is so large it can be a good career path for students wanting to undertake a fulfilling career in which helping others and the betterment of people and communities is the focus and the goal. 

The many options available within this sector can lead to a career pathway into the not-for-profit sector or working in rural and remote areas as well as major capital cities.  An exciting career that has extensive opportunities and potential progressions for a solid long-term career. 

These courses can lead to great career outcomes:

  • Aged Carer and Individual Support
  • Community Services Worker
  • Youth Development Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Counsellor
  • Indigenous Health Worker
  • Multicultural Liaison
  • Recreation Officer
  • Community Support Worker
  • Youth Worker

Below is a snapshot of some of the courses that can be undertaken:

  • Certificate IV in Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Diploma of Youth Work
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Community Services
  • Certificate III in Community Services