If you’re a caring and empathetic person, who often puts others’ needs before your own, you could be perfectly suited to a career in community services. Community services can provide you with an extremely fulfilling career path, one that allows you to actively help others on a daily basis.

The Diploma of Community Services offers a diverse range of job opportunities that will enable you to make a difference...


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Like you, at Skills Training Australia, we exist to help others and understand the importance of making a difference to people’s lives.

Whether you’re undertaking community services training for the first time, or are searching for pathways into further study, our highly respected course will place you on the right track. 

 We have nearly 20 years experience, providing the best community services training in the field. Even if you haven’t heard our name before, you can be sure that your future employer has.

Undertaking a career in community services gives you the ability to bring your compassion and empathy to those in need. As someone who works within the social services, you will be assisting people from all walks of life, making a difference to the lives of the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged.

Studying community services with Skills Training Australia can offer you many career choices, from social work to community services management. Upon graduation, you will be equipped to work within a number of contexts, including community-based organisations, residential rehabilitation services, and outreach services. 

Studying community services with Skills Training Australia offers many benefits to you.

We have some of the best placement partnerships in Victoria

We have connections to some of the best community services organisations in the country. When it comes time to undertake placement, if can’t access it through your current employer, we may be able assist you in finding placement that’s the right fit for you. We assist to supply placements for our students within the metropolitan area of Melbourne or regional areas of Victoria.

Our campus locations make studying near home easier

We have a long established campus in Knox in Melbourne’s East and a new campus in the heart of the CBD, a short walk from Southern Cross station.

Our fees are highly competitive for comparable quality courses

We provide fee-for-service places for the Diploma of Community Services.


Regular course Intakes are available

We offer regular course intakes throughout the year. All of our training is delivered during school terms to accommodate all lifestyles.

Our staff are passionate about community services

You can be comfortable knowing that you are learning industry best practice, as your trainers also work within the Community Services sector. Through this ongoing engagement we access changes in the industry as they occur - this constant monitoring allows us to improve the course ensuring that what you are studying is relevant and up-to-date.                                                                                  

Our modern campuses are designed around our students

We focus on your success while you study with us, providing comfortable, uncrowded training spaces, and dedicated assistance during your course.