You can work as a Refuge Worker without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Refuge Workers.
Membership with the Australian Community Workers Association may be useful.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- working with children check
- first aid certificate
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Health Industry and Community Services VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources