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Study Health & Community Services with TrainSmart Australia

Ever wanted to break into the Health & Community Services industry but didn’t know where to start?

Getting a Health & Community Services diploma from TrainSmart Australia means getting a qualification that is top quality, sets you up for a fulfilling career, and gives you skills that will last you a lifetime. 

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Quality Training at TSA

In today’s world we are seeing an increasing shift to becoming more health-conscious. We are continually learning and seeking to take steps to improve our physical and emotional well-being. At different stages in our lives however, the circumstances put before us makes it harder for us to make these changes on our own. From time to time, we need a helping a hand to help us make those changes.

If you are a people-person and want a rewarding career where you can help others improve the quality of their lives, then you may want to study for one of our qualifications within our Health and Community Services Faculty.

The TrainSmart Australia Health and Community Services Courses are nationally recognised and would suit those who want to gain specialised skills in assisting people who are vulnerable and need extra support.

Course details

In this CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs course you will learn skills in supporting drug dependant people including rehabilitation, promoting health and well-being and techniques and methods in helping people suffering from long-term addictions. You will also learn skills to effectively communicate with clients, assess their needs and learn to develop programs that will encourage people to make better life choices.

The CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs qualification can lead to a number of career opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Drugs and Alcohol Counsellor
  • Service Coordinator
  • Youth Liaison Officer
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager
  • Support Worker
  • …and more!

RPL and Credit Transfers Available 

In the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services course, you will learn skills to be able to advise, support and help various groups and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds and circumstances. It is crucial for you to know how to assess clients’ needs and direct them to appropriate services to meet their needs. You will be equipped with the right strategies and skills to assist, nurture and promote someone’s well-being.

The CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles including;

  • Community Development Officer
  • Family Support Worker
  • Caseworker
  • Welfare Worker
  • Disability services
  • …and more!

RPL and Credit Transfers Available 

In the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling course you will receive  up-to-date training, learning how to recognise and respond to crisis  situations, develop and facilitate positive counselling relationships, apply core counselling methodologies to assist clients, and much more.

The CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles including;

  • Community Services Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Welfare Worker
  • …and more!

RPL and Credit Transfers Available 

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health will give you specialist knowledge and competencies in several key areas related to the Allied Health industry. In this course you will learn to how to promote social, emotional and physical well-being of your clients, learn how to respond to crisis situations (domestic violence, trauma patients), provide wellness plans to clients and much more.

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health qualification can lead to a number of career opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Social Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Support Worker
  • Mental Health Worker
  • …and more!

RPL and Credit Transfers Available 

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work course will develop your skills to build strong relationships and mentor young adults and youth who may require support. This course covers aspects that address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.  You will learn how to mentor and promote the well-being of young people, how to develop and implement youth programs/events and much more.

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Youth worker
  • Community Development Worker (Youth)
  • Indigenous Youth Worker
  • Youth Alcohol and Drugs Worker
  • Youth Caseworker
  • …and more!

RPL and Credit Transfers Available 

Why Study with TSA?

1-on-1 Trainer Support

Whether you are studying online or in person, you will receive amazing support from our experienced and professional trainers.

Self Paced Study

Enjoy studying at your own pace. Our trainers will help guide you to ensure you stay on track, without overloading you with work.

Flexible Payment Options

Study stress-free with our flexible payment options, including VET Student Loans, Study Loans, and Interest-Free Payment Plans!

Frequently Asked Questions

TrainSmart Australia has been running since 2005 and has spent the last decade building up the best reputation in Australia for Counselling, Mental Health, Aged Care, Youth Work and Alcohol and Other Drugs courses. 

Studying our Diploma courses online, you’ll be able to engage with our team of Health and Community Services Trainers for. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

Our trainers will give you 1 to 1 support throughout the duration of your course to help you understand the course content, give valuable feedback on your theoretical and practical assessments and help you towards realising and achieving your career pathway goals.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

TSA students can access government loans such as VET Student Loans†,  to assist with the course cost, allowing you to study now and pay later! 

We also offer Study Loans and Interest Free Payment Plans. 

Our diploma courses are 12 months long and you can study at your own pace!

Absolutely! This course is nationally recognised and can be used anywhere in Australia!

To study this course online, we will give you access to our online learning management system, Moodle, to access all your course material and assessments. In Moodle, you’ll be able to have multiple attempts to submit your assessments and receive trainer feedback.

Not that computer savvy? That’s okay! We offer a short induction course to help you get started in Moodle to access your Diploma course material and give you helpful pointers in submitting assessments. Our friendly IT support team and trainers will also be able assist you and walk you through.

RPL can provide you with the opportunity to gain a full or partial qualification without having to study subjects you already have skills in. This means you can save time and money by completing a qualification in a shorter period of time. RPL can also lead to better employment opportunities, a pay increase or a job promotion!

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