Community Services

With specialised programs delivered by industry experienced teachers, Kangan Institute is one of Victoria’s most trusted providers of community services training. We’ve supported many individuals to achieve fulfilling careers in supporting the community – you could be the next success story.

Delivered at Broadmeadows campus, our courses offer you the skills and experience to launch a rewarding career in community services. Many of our graduates have launched meaningful careers in youth work, alcohol and drug work, case management, support work or residential work.

Why choose Kangan Institute?

Learn from dedicated teachers each with over 10 years’ experience working in the industry. Our certificate IV and diploma courses incorporate practical work placement with community services agencies to help you gain real industry experience and important links with potential employers.

Our courses offer credits and pathways into further study at degree level through our partnerships with leading Victorian universities.

We have a great reputation with Victorian employers who know they can count on your skills and abilities as a Kangan Institute graduate.

Thinking of upskilling your staff?

We offer flexible group training options for industry participants and programs can be tailored to your specific organisation and industry needs.

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"I have recommended the course to others as I believe that the course elements prepare students for the workplace. The course is quite hands-on and for me, is exactly what I am doing in the field.”

Diploma of Community Services Work graduate

“I loved studying youth work and I thought we had some of the most knowledgeable teachers who taught from experience, not just a text book.”

Certificate IV in Youth Work graduate

“Given the level of commitment and dedication that some Kangan Institute students have demonstrated whilst on placement, Westcare has offered some students employment at Westcare, which is great for us, as it fits in well with our recruitment strategy.”

Industry work placement partner Westcare, Stella Omerogullari