The Diploma of Community Services provides students with the knowledge and skills to work in the community services sector in residential and community settings.
The Diploma of 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.
Students will need to successfully complete fieldwork placements, for which they will be required to undertake a police record check and a Working with Children Check. The courses include a mix of delivery methods, including face-to-face class time, online work, project work and industry experience.
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.
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.
Swinburne University of Technology Code: National code: CHC52015