Students will need to successfully complete work placements, for which they will be required to hold a current Police Check and a current Working with Children Check.
The course includes a mix of delivery methods, such as face-to-face class time, online work, project work and industry experience (work placement).
18 months full-time (standard delivery: March and August intakes); 1 year Workplace or Employer delivery (for those currently employed in the community services sector, monthly intakes: February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December). Workplace or Employer delivery is online and supported with compulsory monthly Saturday workshops at Hawthorn campus.
Croydon (March, August)
Hawthorn (March, August)
Wantirna (March, August)
Workplace (February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December) - View application and start dates
- Workplace Training
VTAC course codes
Hawthorn (fee type determined by provider)
Wantirna (fee type determined by provider)
Croydon (fee type determined by provider)
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
Study this course for free in 2019
You could have your tuition fees covered in 2019 thanks to the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative.
You may be eligible if you are under 20 years old, or enrolling in a course at a higher level than you have completed before.
If you don't tick either of these boxes, you could still have a chance! There are other factors, too.
The best way to find out if you’re eligible is to apply.