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Make Your Start in Health & Community Services with TrainSmart Australia!

Do want to make a positive impact in supporting your community, close friends and family through their life challenges?

Do you have lived experiences you wish to use and help those going through the same issues you once faced? Follow a career-path that will qualify you with specialised skills and knowledge to lead and counsel people towards a brighter future.

Our Online Diploma Courses

TrainSmart Australia offers Nationally Recognised Community Service courses suited towards people who want to gain specialised skills in assisting people who are vulnerable and need extra support

By studying our course online you will be able to engage with our team of Health and Community Services Trainers. Our trainers will give you 1 to 1 support throughout the duration of your course to help you understand the course content, give valuable feedback on your theoretical and practical assessments and help you towards realising and achieving your career pathway goals.  

1-on-1 Trainer Support

Whether you are studying online or in person, you will receive amazing support from our experienced and professional trainers.

Nationally Recognised Qualification

All our courses are approved, accredited, and nationally recognised by both the government and relevant industry bodies.

Flexible Payment Options

Study stress-free with our flexible payment options, including VET Student Loans, Study Loans, and Interest-Free Payment Plans!

TrainSmart Australia | Nationally Recognised Courses

Our Courses

CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling

Course Overview

Studying the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling will equip you with knowledge and understanding to provide professional help as a counsellor, to diverse groups and individuals. 

Method of Study (Online)

Short answer questions, cases studies, essay questions, practical assessments (via Zoom). 

Career Pathways

This course can lead you towards a career-path in:

• Counsellor
• Community Services Worker
• Family Support Worker
• Case Worker
• Welfare Worker

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

Course Overview

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health will give you specialist knowledge and competencies in several key areas related to the Allied Health industry. You will learn how to promote the social, emotional and physical well-being of your clients, learn how to respond to crisis situations (domestic violence, trauma patients), provide wellness plans to clients and much more.

Method of Study (Online)

Short answer questions, cases studies, essay questions, practical assessments (via Zoom), work placement (160 hours).

Career Pathways

This course can lead you towards a career-path in:

• Support Worker
• Recovery Worker
• Mental Health Worker
• Community Services Worker

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Overview

In the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services course, you will learn skills to advise, support and help various groups and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds and circumstances. You will be equipped by learning appropriate strategies and skills to assist, nurture and promote the well-being of individuals and people-based communities.

Method of Study (Online)

Short answer questions, cases studies, essay questions, practical assessments (via Zoom), work placement (100 hours). 

Career Pathways

This course can lead you towards a career-path in:

• Community Development Officer
• Family Support Worker
• Caseworker
• Welfare Worker
• Disability services

CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Overview

In this CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs course you will learn skills in supporting drug dependant people including rehabilitation, promoting health and wellbeing and techniques and methods in helping people suffering from long-term addictions.
You will also learn skills to effectively communicate with clients, assess their needs and learn to develop programs that will encourage people to make better life choices.

Method of Study (Online)

Short answer questions, cases studies, essay questions, practical assessments (via Zoom). 

Career Pathways

This course can lead you towards a career-path in:

• Drugs and Alcohol Counsellor
• Service Coordinator
• Youth Liaison Officer
• Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager
• Support Worker

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Overview

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work course will develop your skills to build strong relationships and mentor young adults and youth who may require support.
This course covers aspects that address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. You will learn how to mentor and promote the well-being of young people, how to develop and implement youth programs/events and much more.

Method of Study (Online)

Short answer questions, cases studies, essay questions, practical assessments (via Zoom), work placement (160 hours).

Career Pathways

This course can lead you towards a career-path in:

• Youth worker
• Community development worker (youth)
• Indigenous youth worker
• Youth alcohol and drugs worker
• Youth caseworker

Express Your Interest

Express your interest by completing the form below. One of our friendly career advisers at TrainSmart Australia will email you a ‘Free Brochure Guide’ and help you discover the right course for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

TrainSmart Australia has been running since 2005 and has spent the last decade building up the best reputation in Australia for Counselling, Mental Health, Aged Care, Youth Work and Alcohol and Other Drugs courses. 

Studying our Diploma courses online, you’ll be able to engage with our team of Health and Community Services Trainers for. All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

Our trainers will give you 1 to 1 support throughout the duration of your course to help you understand the course content, give valuable feedback on your theoretical and practical assessments and help you towards realising and achieving your career pathway goals.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

TSA students can access government loans such as VET Student Loans†,  to assist with the course cost, allowing you to study now and pay later! 

We also offer Study Loans and Interest Free Payment Plans. 

Our diploma courses are 12 months long and you can study at your own pace!

Absolutely! This course is nationally recognised and can be used anywhere in Australia!

To study this course online, we will give you access to our online learning management system, Moodle, to access all your course material and assessments. In Moodle, you’ll be able to have multiple attempts to submit your assessments and receive trainer feedback.

Not that computer savvy? That’s okay! We offer a short induction course to help you get started in Moodle to access your Diploma course material and give you helpful pointers in submitting assessments. Our friendly IT support team and trainers will also be able assist you and walk you through.

RPL can provide you with the opportunity to gain a full or partial qualification without having to study subjects you already have skills in. This means you can save time and money by completing a qualification in a shorter period of time. RPL can also lead to better employment opportunities, a pay increase or a job promotion!

Turn your knowledge and experience into a formal qualification with TrainSmart Australia Recognition of Prior Learning.