Health and Community Services

Health and Community Services
Online learning option now available for some courses – join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom plus receive ongoing trainer support via video, email, phone and/or online chat groups.

Are you compassionate, committed and nurturing? Do you passionately believe that everybody has a right to live with dignity and fulfilment? If so, you may be a perfect fit for health and community services.

A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.

Mahatma Ghandi

Personal care assistants provide personalised physical and emotional support and companionship to elderly people and people living with disabilities. This can be in the context of care facilities, private homes and community groups.

A growing industry, with many opportunities for employment, career roles may include:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Homecare Specialist
  • Disability Service Officer

Our instructors have years of experience in the industry and a passion for teaching others. Each lesson is competency-based and has clearly defined learning objectives. We guarantee flexibility, quality and affordability so that you can fit your course into your busy schedule. Structured work placements give you on-the-job training and the chance to develop networks within the industry for ongoing employment.

NSW Government Smart and Skilled subsidies are available for most of our accredited courses. We offer training tailored to you or your workplace in accordance with the training packages, including English Language support.

Please call 1300 845 888 to find out if you are eligible for NSW Government subsidies.


One of Sydney's largest community colleges, we have been meeting the life-long learning needs of the local community for over 70 years. We offer nationally accredited career training in Child Care, Aged & Disability Care, Business, Basic Work Skills, Leadership & Management and English Language skills for work and study. We also provide career guidance with our 1-day workshops in Job Readiness & Job Seeking.

  • Learn the way you want! Face-to-face, online, remote learning and self-paced options available for some courses.
    4 intakes per year - Feb, April, July & Oct
  • Multiple Campuses across Northern and Western Sydney - Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Ryde, Mt Druitt & Hawkesbury.
    Mandatory work placements for Child Care, Aged Care & Disability Care organised on your behalf.
  • Access to NSW Government subsidies including Smart and Skilled, Adult Community Education and Skilling for Recovery/JobTrainer. Eligibility criteria apply.