This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to perform as a professional community services worker, across a variety of settings within the social and community services industry.
These may include areas such as mental health, homelessness, family and domestic violence, child protection, employment support and migrant services.
Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement.
There are two compulsory placements of 70 days each, one in the third year and one in the fourth year of the program.
Placements may extend beyond normal semester times and students must meet their own associated travel and accommodation costs, where applicable.
This programme has been designed to be delivered through online delivery and students must be informed of the timetable on enrolment and must maintain the required student study hours.
Domestic students must pass an ACSF based LLN assessment at Learning (ACSF Level 3 ), reading (ACSF Level 3 ), writing (ACSF Level 3 ), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3 ) or possess an Australian Year 12 matriculation certificate or an AQTF Certificate IV or above.
Social workers are concerned with personal and social relationships between individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities.
They seek to relieve distress, redress inequality, promote social justice and participate in the processes of social change which remove structural disadvantage and create opportunities for people to achieve their own goals.