Course Description

The Certificate IV in Community Services provides students with the knowledge and skills to work in the community services sector in residential and community settings. Students will learn how to provide a holistic approach to client needs, including social, emotional, psychological and practical support.

Delivery methods include face-to-face class time, online work and project work.

Gain the knowledge and skills to work in the community services sector in residential and community settings. You will learn how to provide a holistic approach to client needs, including social, emotional, psychological and practical support. The course includes a mix of delivery methods including face-to-face classes, online and project work.Study areas include: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, domestic and family violence, alcohol and other drug work, mental health, homelessness, and, children and young people at risk.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $8,540 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $2,100 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time,

Starting dates

March, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 75.8% (national average 70.7%)
Improved skills: 83.5% (national average 86.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 91.2% (national average 86.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 63.6% (national average 69.8%)
Studying full time: 16.3% (national average 10.6%)
Median full time salary: $68,000 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: CHC42015

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