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Do you have a big heart and love taking care of your neighbour? Have you always dreamed of working in the social sector in Australia? Social Service courses are for you.

Work as a Psychologist and coach people in a range of areas. Be a Market Researcher and help business make informed decisions. A course in Education will qualify you for one of Australia’s most popular jobs, working in or out of education centres and schools. From Aged-Care Workers to Police Officers, a career in the social sector will allow you to explore many aspects of society.

Why you should study a Social Services Course

  • Learn the skills to support people in all stages of life.
  • Careers in high demand – up to 36,000 job openings for early childhood educators by 2022.
  • Pathway courses – get qualified with a certificate and gain professional experience through work placements.
  • Possible permanent residency outcomes.

Potential careers and salaries upon completion of course:

  • Early Childhood Educator: $49,903 – $66,597* per year.
  • Aged Care Worker: $40,605 – $59,054* per year.
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker: $59,139 – $76,995* per year. 

*salaries taken from payscale.com

Course Recap

SOCIAL SERVICES

Starting dates
Every 3 months
Price range
From AUD 700 per month
Duration
2 years
Visa required
Student Visa

Results

  • Internationally recognised professional skills in the social field, in caring for the elderly or in teaching children
  • Employment opportunities in Australia such as Welfare/Social Worker, Youth Worker, Childhood Educator or Aged Care Worker

Careers

Requirements

  • Academics: Qualification equivalent or higher than Australian Year 12 (4th higher)
  • Language: IELTS certified (average score 5.5 – not less than 5 as a single vote) or equivalent

Related courses

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Psychology