New graduates work-ready for Community Services and Health industry

New graduates work-ready for Community Services and Health industry

By Susan Burdett
21 Mar 2017
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graduation for community services and health students

Students from Wodonga TAFE’s Community Services and Health (CSH) department who completed their courses in 2016 will celebrate their graduation on Tuesday 21 March 2017. 

These recent graduates have completed training that is in high demand for employment in the Community Services and Health sectors. Qualifications achieved range from Certificate III to Diploma in a diverse range of areas such as: nursing, disability services, youth work, community services, fitness, outdoor recreation, non-emergency client transport, remedial massage, health services and allied health assistance, leisure and health, pathology, individual support (aged care), home and community care, and early childhood education and care.

With over 1000 students enrolled in community services and health courses in 2016, Wodonga TAFE is one of the largest providers of Vocational Education and Training courses in the health and community sector in North East Victoria.

Strong partnerships with industry are a feature of the training offered by the Community Services and Health department. Extensive industry support and collaboration means that courses are delivered in line with industry needs, and students benefit from placement arrangements, employment options, and sponsorship opportunities. Industry partners will present awards to students from across a variety of industry areas, with industry representatives and employers also to attend the ceremony.