The Undergraduate Certificate in Community Support will be offered by the University of Tasmania without tuition fees for 2024. This is the final opportunity to undertake this popular course which is government mandated for completion by the end of 2024.

More than 140 students graduated with the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Support in 2022/23 and many more are continuing or enrolled in this program for 2024.

I’ve been in the industry for over 30 years and the course supported my ongoing development. Great resources and easy learning environment” – (Undergraduate Certificate in Community Support Student).

This course has been specifically designed to provide a contemporary qualification for:

·        Professionals already working in disability, mental health, aged care, youth work and other social and community services seeking a university qualification which builds upon and evidences their sector experience, and

·        People interested in starting a career in the social care and community services sectors

The Undergraduate Certificate in Community Support comprises 4 units (subjects) which can be studied either part-time (2 units per semester) or full-time (4 units per semester). UTAS provide both face-to-face and fully online options, allowing participants to build the contemporary knowledge, skills and practices foundational to a broad range of ‘helping professional’ roles, from anywhere in Australia.

In collaboration with industry partners, this course has been designed to meet current and future consumer, community and workforce needs by focussing on core skills such as self-awareness, resilience, advocacy, working in enabling and empowering ways, and promoting equity, diversity and inclusion.

Students in this course will engage with real-world issues and contexts, exploring current trends, changes and challenges in the social and community services sectors. With a focus on achieving positive outcomes for individuals, families, communities and organisations, students will engage with emerging technologies, industry standards and principles of continuous quality improvement.

Completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Support will also provide graduates with advanced standing toward a Diploma in Applied Health and Community Support.  

Course Summary:

·        No tuition fees for 2024

·        Semester 1 Start: Feb 26th

·        Part-time or Full-time

·        Fully online options

·        Real-world assessments (no exams)

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