If you are interested in counselling or home and community care, we have many community services courses to help get your career pointing in the right direction. You can study at short course, TAFE or postgraduate level.
Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)
Develop the legal and social understanding to solve real problems in the community with VU's Bachelor of Criminology.
Turn your passion for social equity and health science into an exciting profession in the field of speech pathology, sometimes referred to as speech therapy. This Australian-first dual degree will prepare you to change the future for people who have difficulties with oral communication, as well as support their families and broader community.
Pursue a career as a community psychologist. Become a part of a vibrant learning environment where your psychology skills and knowledge will be directed towards applied community psychology.
Gain ACA accreditation in counselling with a Graduate Diploma of Counselling from Victoria University. Study part-time over a two-year period and gain practical skills through industry-based placements.
TAFE certificates & diplomas
Develop the skills for a rewarding career in the fast-growing health industry, working with people experiencing mental health issues.
Complete this course and gain recognition of your experience providing alcohol and other drug (AOD) support in the community and health industry.
Gain a clear understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and learn how to work with a NDIS participants.
Are you interested in applying to work with Victoria Police? The Course in Policing Recruitment Pathway 22512VIC will help you to gain the skills needed for your application.
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Studying community services at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 3% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
Our community services graduates find employment opportunities in the following areas:
- mental health professional
- disability services
- community services
- financial counselling.
Colleges & schools
Our community services courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.