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Human Services

Study Human Services at Melbourne Polytechnic and learn how to support your community and change people’s lives.

Pursue a career that genuinely makes a difference

Whether you’re looking to change your career and advance your skills and qualifications, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Human Services courses will help you to help others.

Working in community support and human services is a rewarding job for both you and the people you help. Feel the satisfaction that you’re positively influencing those around you in an industry that will never go bust.

All Human Services courses are industry-accredited, and you’ll be taught by experienced instructors with industry experience. When you train in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Human services courses, you have access to extensive resources and work-equipped on-site practical rooms. You’ll gain hands-on experience when you learn in a ‘real to life’ setting with the latest equipment and technology that you’ll find on the job. Many courses also require work placement as part of your study, so you’ll enter the industry with experience and capability.

Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Human Services courses may find work as a child welfare officer, social housing coordinator, community services case manager, NDIS community support officer, aged care or disabilities services carer, or health support staff member, including pathologist.

Upcoming info sessions

Have a chat with our highly experienced course advisors who can help you navigate your many career options.

Thu 29 September - 2:00PM
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - Online Information Session
Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Mon 3 October - 10:00AM
Certificate IV in Community Services - Online Information Session
Certificate IV in Community Services
Mon 3 October - 2:00PM
Diploma of Community Services - Online Information Session
Diploma of Community Services
Tue 4 October - 6:00PM
Pathology Collection - Online Information Session
Certificate III in Pathology Collection
Mon 10 October - 3:30PM
Mental Health - Online Information Session
Certificate IV in Mental Health