Health and Community


WORK IT with courses in: 
 
  • Childrens Services 
  • Community Services 
  • Aged Care 
  • Disability 
  • Health 
  • Nursing

For further information on courses visit the Health and Community course section.

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What you'll learn


Gain employment in one the largest growth industries nationwide.    

Fit your learning around your lifestyle with flexible study options.  

Nursing and aged care students will train in a fully equipped simulated hospital ward and training classroom.

Careers

 
  • Early Childhood Educator 
  • Personal Carer
  • Support Worker
  • Welfare Worker 
  • Case Worker 
  • Day Activity Worker 
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Health Administrator 
  • Enrolled Nurse

Industy Outlook


Get the skills you need for a job that’s in demand. 

The health and social assistance industry has a large projection of growth in the Mallee between now and 2022.
 
  • 750 - 1,000 jobs created between now and 2022
Healthcare and social assistance represents the largest workforce in the region by industry (14%).
In-demand jobs include: 
 
  • Aged and Disabled Carers
  • Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers 
  • Registered Nurses 
  • Receptionists  

Source: Information and icons – 2017 Regional Skills Demand Profile, The Mallee, Victorian Skills Commissioner.  
 

Entry & Pathways

 

DIPLOMA OF NURSING (ENROLLED NURSE) HLT54115
165 credits I 11 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration) - International

  • Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) - Domestic Only


DIPLOMA OF COMMUNITY SERVICES CHC52015
120 credits I 8 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Human Services and Master of Social Work


DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE CHC50113
120 credits I 8 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

180 credits I 12 subjects towards:

  • Bachelor of Early Learning


CERTIFICATE IV IN ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE HLT43015
Guaranteed direct entry into:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences


CERTIFICATE IV IN DISABILITY CHC43115
Guaranteed direct entry into:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences


CERTIFICATE IV IN MENTAL HEALTH CHC43315
Guaranteed direct entry into:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

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