With a Diploma of Community Services, you can graduate with the skills and knowledge to be a valued professional worker in the community and social service areas. This may include areas in child protection, domestic violence, employment support, and migrant services, amongst others. You will have gained comprehensive skills in advocacy, case management, community program development, consultation, policy and research, preparing you for a fulfilling and important career.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Welfare Worker
- Case Worker
- Case Manager
- Youth Worker
- Child Protection Practitioner
- Community-based Corrections Officer
- Family Support Worker
- Volunteer Coordinator
- Migrant Resource Worker
- Child and Family Practitioner
- Juvenile Justice Officer
- Community Health Worker
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration Study Load
- 2 years
To receive this qualification you must complete 16 units, 8 core and 8 electives. Students attend college 20 hours per week over 4 evenings per week or 3 days.
The course is conducted in 8 terms, each comprising 10 weeks, inclusive of holidays.
Entry by interview. You will also need to obtain evidence of a Police Check to ensure participation in fieldwork placement.
The course requires 400 hours mandatory Supervised Work Based Training (WBT). Stott’s College focus on Work Based Training. and following our tradition, we will assist students in finding a placement.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training.
About Stott's College
Despite the fact that Stott’s College was founded in 1883 (before our famous Melbourne trams and before ‘The Big Australian’, BHP), it has stood the test of time and has evolved over the past 135 years as a quality private education provider, challenging itself to be relevant in meeting the ever-changing needs of industry and students.
Stott’s College has both FEE-HELP status and VET FEE-HELP status to assist our students in loans for their academic study.
Stott’s remains true to its tradition of job-ready graduates, and Acknowledge Education has employed our graduates in accounting, student services and management. We are proud to be a successful business running programs and attracting industry partnerships.
Stott’s College is a trading name of Acknowledge Education Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 4112)
CRICOS Provider Code 00197D