Certificate III in Community Development
This programme is internationally accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA), and nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC). It is also registered on the Pacific Register of
Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).
This programme enhances students’ knowledge in community development issues/challenges both current and emerging, appropriate
community development processes, approaches, strategies and skills to enable them to be effective community workers, trainers and
leaders in terms of addressing and coping with these community development issues and challenges. It involves field practical work in a community by using participatory and learning approaches, processes and skills that they have learnt under this course, to help communities effectively contribute to their own development needs.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited
• Community Development Worker
• Social Officer
• Youth Development Officer
• Community Welfare Officer
To be admitted to the Certificate in Community Development programme, a person shall have:
i. pass in Form 4/Year 10 or equivalent with English and must be 18 years and over or;
ii. relevant work experience in community development or;
iii. met the mature student admission criteria
Length of Programme
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 1 and half years
This programme has a total of five (5) courses.
|Basic Concepts of Community Development
|Community Development Process
|Community Project Development
|Preliminary English A
|Preliminary English B