Watch Wayne's journey, from overcoming personal loss and how this led him to study the Diploma of Counselling with The Change Academy so he could help others and find a truly gratifying career.
At The Change Academy our listed diploma-level courses can be covered by the Australian Government VET FEE-HELP scheme. That means you don’t have to pay anything up-front and you don’t start paying back the cost of your course until you make $54,869 per year.
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At The Change Academy we don’t make you jump through hoops to achieve your education. You choose what you study, when you start and a timetable that suits your lifestyle.
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Our colleges are situated in the communities where our students live. Saving transport costs, giving you time to live and study with friends from your local area.
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We know that every student has their own ways of learning. At The Change Academy you will have your own personal tutors who will work with you one-on-one to tailor your study plan around your personal learning style.
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The Career Pathway Team will help you to professionally prepare for the workforce by working with you to build the skills and confidence you need.
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The Change Academy may be the only step that you need to take to launch your successful career or it may just be the first step in your learning journey.
Our CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services is specifically designed to give you the right skills and knowledge to work with and deliver services to individuals, groups and communities.
Our CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work is specifically designed to give you the right skills and knowledge to work with and empower young people.
Our CHC50513 Diploma of Youth Justice is specifically designed to give you the right skills and knowledge to advocate for and guide young people through the juvenile justice system and support their reintegration into the community.
Our CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling is specifically designed to give you the right skills and knowledge to work intensively with individuals, groups and families, and assist them with a range of personal issues.
Studying a course with The Change Academy will give you the insight and skills to make a positive difference in people’s lives. You’ll also learn to make a genuine contribution to the community.
The knowledge that you gain from one of these courses will be backed by practical experience opportunities. As well as the guidance of one-on-one tutors, so you will be supported throughout your learning journey.
Our tutors and campus managers in the Counselling, Community Services, Youth Work, and Youth Justice courses have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds, with different emotional, mental and physical capabilities. They’ll be able to give you examples from their experience to make your learning relevant to the real world and get you in the doors of some of the best organisations in Australia.
As a graduate from Counselling, Community Services, Youth Work, and Youth Justice, you will be empowered to give back to people and pursue a truly fulfilling career path. You could go on to study Social Work, Human Services or Counselling at university, or start making a difference in a community service organisation straight away. Plus, when you study a Diploma of Counselling, you are working towards receiving a nationally recognised diploma, endorsed by the Australian Counselling Association.
Studying with The Change Academy will give you all the knowledge you need to get started and make a difference. View our courses here.