Kickstart your career in Community Services. Studying the Certificate III in Community Services, you'll learn practical skills to support and promote the social, psychological, welfare, and protection needs of the community.
You'll gain skills in communication, learn how to promote the needs, interests and rights of your clients, and develop an understanding of the specific needs and support requirements of clients from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities, as well as those with mental health issues.
This course can be completed on-campus or as part of the VETDSS program.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
The selection process will involve the student's school VET coordinator who will approve the student engaging in this VETDSS program. VETDSS students will have their Language, Literacy & Numeracy suitability confirmed by their VETDSS coordinator. Students will have completed the Certificate II in Community Services prior to commencement.
This qualification prepares you for a variety of entry-level roles in the Community Services sector, such as:
Working in this industry, you'll be the first point of contact to assist individuals to meet their immediate needs. Your role could involve client transport, organising events, administration, reporting, and many more activities.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.