Bachelor of Community and Human Services


Bachelors @ Kangan Institute

The Bachelor of Community and Human Services program is designed to provide knowledge and skills development in the theories and fields of practice that contribute to community services and human services work. 

The program structure includes core and elective courses with a major field placement of 70 days in the final semester allowing students to gain relevant practical industry experience. A blended learning approach  means students learn both at weekly tutorials and via online activities.

The program aims to provide professional education in community and human services work for rural, regional and urban communities. 

You will be required to travel for field education, obtain a Working with Children’s Check (WWC) and a Police Check.

Possible job outcomes

The community and human services field is rapidly expanding. Graduates of the program will be able to work in a variety of fields in both the public and private sector.  

This program will provide you with a broad variety of skills and knowledge to enable you to work in roles such as case worker, welfare worker, youth worker, counsellor, student support worker, mental health worker, community development worker, child protection worker, family services worker, community educator, family services worker.

Pathways to further study

Students who have completed the Bachelor of Community Services will be eligible for entry into Federation University’s Master of Social Work which is offered at Ballarat in online mode with regular seminars. 

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed all units in the below courses to be eligible to apply.

  • Diploma of Community Services Work
  • Diploma of Community Services Development

**Kangan Institute in partnership with Federation University Australia is offering the Bachelor of Community and Human Services in 2015 to graduates of the Diploma of Community Services (and graduates of other relevant diplomas). Graduates will receive 8 x 15 (120) credit points (equivalent of 1 year of study) as articulation into the Bachelor of Community & Human Services.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges for the program are calculated based on the units undertaken throughout your study. Contact us to find out more.

FEE HELP is available for this course for eligible students. To find out more about FEE HELP click here.

For enquiries, please contact Zakhia Nisha on 03 9098 5954 or email