Community Services covers the skills and knowledge needed to work in the community sector in a variety of roles including individual care, aged care and disability services. The course also provides a good pathways program, with articulation into a range of Certificate III courses in Aged Care, Youth Work, Children’s Services and Disability at APTC.

Units of Study

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Work with diverse people
  • Provide first point of contact
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Interact effectively with others at work
  • Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Course duration

The Certificate II in Community Services is delivered over four terms. During the first term, all students will undertake the Vocational Preparation Course