La Trobe University

Graduate Certificate in Service Coordination and Rehabilitation


Start dates
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) 2018
1 year part-time.
Fees and costs
$25,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

This course aims to give professionals working in a wide variety of settings

(including health, education and welfare, occupational and industrial arenas) a comprehensive introduction to rehabilitation concepts and practices. It's designed to prepare graduates from a range of health and human service delivery backgrounds to work with populations characterised by chronic illness or disability. You'll develop an approach to rehabilitation service delivery focused on client involvement, coordination of services and the maintenance of individuals in the community.

The content reflects recent developments in rehabilitation at Commonwealth and state levels, including occupational and community.based rehabilitation systems. This course provides a flexible option for students not proceeding to higher level studies to obtain a valuable qualification.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

Entry requirements


The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a relevant field such as psychology, health, or counselling. Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a relevant Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a graduate certificate level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Career outcomes

Prospective roles for graduates include case manager, service coordinator, and rehabilitation counsellor.

Fees and costs

Course fees

$25,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.


Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2018.

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Additional information

This course can be completed fully by distance.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: