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The Australian Institute of Social Relations is a Registered Training Organisation providing specialist education to the community services and health industries.

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Welcome to The Australian Institute of Social Relations

‘A just and equitable society in which diversity is valued, relationships are respectful, where people have a sense of connection and belonging and an opportunity to learn and develop.’

The Institute is a leading and dynamic centre of learning for the human services workforce. It provides a place where community and health workers can meet and participate in education that is responsive to their needs.

Our training is based on real workplace experiences. The depth and breadth of our experience has created a strong, inclusive and vibrant learning culture. We are responsive to the needs of our clients and their communities and our training is professionally and individually empowering for all participants. We are committed to achieving excellence in our work.  Our commitment makes a significant contribution to excellent service delivery both within South Australia and nationally.

We encourage you to get involved because there has never been a better time to study!


Latest News

  • Student Profile: Hannah Birch

    As a new mum living in the country and suffering from a chronic illness, flexibility was a must for Hannah when it came to studying. By working with the Institute to tailor training to meet her needs, Hannah has been able to complete her Certificate IV in Community Services Work and her future looks brighter than ever. Here’s her story…

  • Learning to Teach Online

    Online learning has become more and more popular in recent years, allowing people to access quality education and training regardless of their location. Recognising the importance of embracing online learning, five staff from the Australian Institute of Social Relations recently took part in a ‘Learning to Teach Online’ course…

  • FRSA Conference a big hit!

    Learning, laughter and Andrew O’Keefe, this year’s Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA) Conference had it all! Held annually in a different city around the country, the FRSA Conference brings together a range of professionals who support families to discuss and plan the future of service delivery in the human services field…

  • Penelope Excellence User Group Conference

    In November 2014, the Institute hosted the inaugural Penelope Excellence User Group Conference, bringing together more than 40 Penelope users from across the country…

  • Study in 2015 at 2014 prices!

    Apply now to study the Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution in 2015 and save $250!

  • 2015 Training Information Sessions

    Study community services with a leading training provider in 2015! The Australian Institute of Social Relations will be holding information sessions in Adelaide and the Riverland in December, providing you with information about nationally recognised training on offer in 2015.

  • VELG Training Conference

    More than 2000 people attended the annual VELG Training National VET Conference in Brisbane this year, taking part in two full days of training sessions and masterclasses. The conference was an opportunity for educators to network with others in the sector and share ideas, knowledge and best practices…

  • FRSA Conference coming to Adelaide

    The FRSA Conference is the must attend event for anyone supporting families. In 2014 the conference is coming to Adelaide and will focus on prevention and early intervention strategies to ensure the future wellbeing of Children, Families and Communities across Australia.

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