Community Services Professional Development Individual Units

Discover our range of professional development individual units designed specifically for those working in the aged care sector, offering you the flexibility to choose the subjects from our range of aged care units that best meet your professional development needs and career goals.

Community Services Professional Development Individual Units For Enrolment

  • Analyse and apply information that supports employment and career development
  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services
  • Analyse information to inform children’s learning
  • Apply concepts of human psychology to facilitate involvement in leisure programs
  • Apply learning theories in counselling
  • Apply lived experience in mental health peer work
  • Apply peer work practices in the mental health sector
  • Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
  • Assess and promote social emotional and physical wellbeing
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Assist families to self-manage contact
  • Assist with movement
  • Be an effective volunteer
  • Collaborate in professional practice
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Comply with family day care administration requirements
  • Conduct career guidance interviews
  • Conduct individual assessments
  • Confirm developmental status
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of mental health services for consumers and carers
  • Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs
  • Contribute to the review and development of policies
  • Coordinate complex case requirements
  • Coordinate planning implementation and monitoring of leisure and health programs
  • Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence
  • Deliver and monitor contracted employment services
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Deliver employment services to employers
  • Deliver services consistent with a career development framework
  • Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
  • Develop and implement policy
  • Develop and implement service programs
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Develop and monitor employment plans
  • Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
  • Develop implement and review quality framework
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management
  • Develop workplace communication strategies
  • Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
  • Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples cultures
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Engage with health professionals and the health system
  • Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
  • Establish and manage client relationships
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  • Facilitate adult learning and development
  • Facilitate and monitor contact
  • Facilitate and review case management
  • Facilitate changeovers
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service
  • Facilitate family intervention strategies
  • Facilitate independent travel
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • Facilitate the recovery process with the person family and carers
  • Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing
  • Foster holistic learning, development and wellbeing for school age children
  • Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
  • Identify and report abuse
  • Identify and report children and young people at risk
  • Implement case management practice
  • Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
  • Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • Implement trauma informed care
  • Improve clients’ fundamental financial literacy skills
  • Incorporate lifespan development and sociological concepts into leisure and health programming
  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • Lead the work team
  • Maintain a high standard of service
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • Manage and promote diversity
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Manage volunteer workforce development
  • Maximise participation in work by people with disability
  • Meet community information needs
  • Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
  • Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
  • Meet statutory and organisation information requirements
  • Nurture babies and toddlers
  • Nurture creativity in children
  • Observe children to inform practice
  • Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs
  • Participate in the planning implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • Plan and conduct group activities
  • Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
  • Plan implement and monitor provision of out of home care
  • Prepare and maintain beds
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Promote and facilitate self advocacy
  • Promote and represent the service
  • Promote community awareness of domestic and family violence
  • Promote job seekers to employers
  • Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Provide brief interventions
  • Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
  • Provide early intervention health prevention and promotion programs
  • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • Provide first point of contact
  • Provide group education on consumer credit and debt
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Provide individualised support
  • Provide intervention support to families
  • Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Provide leisure education
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Provide parenting health and well-being education
  • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Provide suicide bereavement support
  • Provide support to children and youth in out-of-home care
  • Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
  • Provide support to people in career transition
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide systems advocacy services
  • Recognise and report risk of falls
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • Recognise health body systems
  • Recruit induct and support volunteers
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Represent organisation in court or tribunal
  • Research and apply evidence to practice
  • Research and apply personality and development theories
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • Respond to client language literacy and numeracy needs
  • Respond to client needs
  • Search and access online information
  • Select and use counselling therapies
  • Set up and sustain learning areas
  • Supervise students outside the classroom
  • Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Support adult language and literacy learning
  • Support adult numeracy learning
  • Support children to connect with the natural environment
  • Support children to participate in school age care
  • Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
  • Support development of student research skills
  • Support group activities
  • Support inclusion and diversity
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Support people to improve relationships
  • Support relationships with carer and family
  • Support responsible student behaviour
  • Support student literacy learning
  • Support student mathematics learning
  • Support students with additional needs in the classroom
  • Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • Support the development of numeracy skills
  • Support the holistic development of children in school age care
  • Support the holistic learning and development of children
  • Support the implementation of behaviour plans
  • Transport individuals
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Visit client residence
  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with school age children
  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  • Work effectively in aged care
  • Work effectively in children’s education and care
  • Work effectively in disability support
  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • Work effectively with carers as a mental health peer worker
  • Work effectively with students and colleagues
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Work in partnership with children’s families
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs
  • Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
  • Work with clients who are intoxicated
  • Work with diverse people
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Work with students in need of additional learning support
  • Work within a practice framework

enrol now aoc


Flexible & Convenient

Study anytime, anywhere, with our state-of-the-art online platform. All you need is an internet connection!


Unlimited Support

Chat, email or phone our dedicated support team.

Tutor support is available via email during business hours.


Twelve (12) Months’ Access

Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).



Receive industry-relevant training, improve your knowledge and learn the skills needed to achieve your goals. Our programs are widely recognised by employers as professional development.

exceptional value

Exceptional Value

Our affordable programs represent exceptional value, with regular special offers to reduce your fees.

inclusive fees

All-Inclusive Fees

No hidden costs! Your course fee covers all online learning materials, assessment and tutor support.