The Australian Institute of Social Relations is one of the state’s leading community services providers. We deliver quality, professional and supportive educational experiences for people seeking a rewarding career, and we guarantee work placements for each of our students. Our individual approach includes flexible payment plans and recognition pathways.
We are currently enrolling now for Semester 2. Please see the full list of Nationally Recognised Qualifications and Workforce Development Courses below. To discuss your training needs please contact us on 08 8245 8100.
Courses Available Nationally
The Australian Institute of Social Relations will deliver this qualification in partnership with Relationships Australia NSW. Available Australia wide, with face-to-face intensives in both Adelaide and Sydney. To achieve this qualification you must complete 50 hours of mandatory work placement.
As a blended learning program, students will have free access to and be required to complete the following programs online:
- AVERT Family Violence Basics
- Family Law DOORS Online Training Program (normally $275)
- Child Focused Practice Online
Are you looking to take the next step in your Community Services career? Sharpen your leadership and management skills in this twelve-month course. Faculty members for the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management include a number of exceptional leaders in the Community Services sector such as Judith Cross, former CEO of Relationships Australia South Australia. Aimed at managers and team leaders, this course focuses on building practical strategies for effective leadership and management within a real-work, community services context. Recognition pathways are available.
Courses Available in South Australia
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
The Diploma in Community Services is delivered by experienced practitioners with expertise in mental health, counselling, family violence and working with cultural diversity. Suitable for those looking to take the next career step into team leading and managing, program coordination and delivering effective person-centred services.
Take a step towards a rewarding career and contribute to the positive wellbeing of vulnerable young people. Develop skills to facilitate and co-ordinate projects for young people in a range of community-based settings.
Develop specialist skills to work with people impacted by mental health problems. Explore the social determinants of mental health and develop skills to provide community-based programs that strengthen personal and community wellbeing. The needs of families dealing with mental health issues will also be explored.
Make a difference in your community! Explore the key issues common to all areas of community services work such as mental health, family and domestic violence and working with cultural diversity. This qualification enables you to work as a support worker, case worker, client contact officer or community development worker – in a paid or voluntary capacity.
CHC 32015 Certificate III in Community Services
The Certificate III in Community Services provides the skills and knowledge to work in a range of client-focused settings for those who want to make a difference. Pathways include youth work, disability, aged care, mental health, counselling and community development.
Workforce Development Short Courses
For a full listing of our Semester 2 Training Calendar click here.
- Child Safe Environments
- Cultural Fitness
- Reflective Parenting Conversations for Frontline Workers
- Child Safe Environment Refresher (4 hours)
- Keep People Engaged: Designing and Delivering Meaningful Group Activities
- Mental Health First Aid
- Trauma Informed Practice for Frontline Workers
- Responding to Suicide Risk
- Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person
- Working Therapeutically with Men Who Perpetrate Violence
- Child Safe Environments