Community Service Worker Diploma Program

Our Community Service Worker (CSW) Diploma prepares you with the training essential for a rewarding career in the field. Through hands-on experiences, including small group work, practice interviews, and self-awareness exercises, you will dive into the complexities of contemporary community work practice, the helping process, human development, first aid/CPR, and crisis prevention.

Our program prioritizes practical application, enabling Community Service Worker students to actively engage with families and individuals.

Develop the knowledge and expertise needed to make a positive impact on your community, assisting clients of all ages in addressing a diverse range of social and emotional issues.

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Program Details

In the Community Service Worker program, you will undergo a comprehensive 50-week curriculum offered in both hybrid and in-class delivery. As part of the program, you will complete a 400-hour externship, providing real-world experience. This combination of in-class and practical training ensures that you are well-prepared to navigate the complexities of community service work.

Imagine, in less than a year can earn your diploma in Community Service Work and be ready to excel in your new career.


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What does the Community Service Worker Diploma Cover?

Throughout the program, you will receive training for roles in various settings, such as community organizations, social service agencies, and healthcare facilities. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in the Community Service Worker diploma:

  • Embrace the role of helping professionals in the field of human services.
  • Effectively utilize community resources to support those in need.
  • Gain insight into and address issues related to diversity within communities.
  • Work with high-risk populations to provide targeted assistance and support.
  • Navigate and address challenges related to addiction and mental health issues.
  • Expertly manage dynamics within families to foster positive outcomes.
  • Hone effective communication techniques and processes for client interactions.
  • Develop skills in non-violent crisis intervention to handle challenging situations.
  • Acquire proficiency in performing first aid and CPR in emergency situations.
  • Understand and uphold the ethical standards and professionalism in the field.


Community Service Worker Externship: Hands-On Learning


The 400-hour externship in the Community Service Worker program is hands-on, practical experience in a professional setting. During this period, you engage directly with clients from diverse backgrounds and age groups, applying your knowledge to address a variety of needs.

The externship involves assisting in the provision of support services, including counselling, advocacy, and resource coordination. Students also gain valuable experience in observing and assessing client situations, collaborating with professionals in the field, and networking within the community to expand resources and support. The externship serves as a bridge between theory and practice, preparing you for a successful and impactful career in the community service sector.

Plus, Programs to Help Navigate Life

At Medix, we believe in providing you with not only practical expertise but also the capabilities to foster personal and professional growth. That’s why our programs include a focus on mindset development and financial literacy skills.

Thought Patterns for High Performance®
Mindsetting for Success and Well-being in the Digital Age™ from The Pacific Institute

Through “mindsetting” techniques associated with high performance and creating a growth mindset, students gain valuable insights into the workings of their minds. You’ll learn structured process to overcome limiting habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations while fostering new ones that propel you toward your goals. With dedicated time for reflection, evaluation, and application of scientifically-proven principles, you can optimize your personal well-being, educational achievement, and drive toward professional success.

The Enriched Academy

A leading personal finance tool to teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.

Admissions Requirements

For admissions to Medix College, domestic students must:

International Student Admissions

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Program Costs

Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. To find out what you’re eligible for, contact our amazing admissions team to review your options today! 

Total Program Fees

Admissions Registration Fee: $25 *
Tuition: $11,675.00
Lab Fees: $1,085.00
Books: $500.00

Total: $13,260.00

*Applied to tuition upon enrollment.






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*Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar. Average wage represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local income may vary.

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