If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people our youth work course will help you develop your skills as a youth worker. During our youth work course, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to facilitate programs for young people in a range of community based settings.

In this youth work course you’ll learn how to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. You’ll learn from experienced trainers and take part in extensive industry work placement. You build your skills and knowledge in:

  • working effectively with, and providing services to, young people
  • responding to critical situations
  • child protection
  • mental health
  • drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • legal and ethical compliance
  • diversity and communication



National Code CHC40413
Study Areas Community Services
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 12 months
PT: 2 years,

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,665.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $733.00
Full Tuition Fee $12,318.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $216.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Semester 1 - NOW CLOSED

Semester 2 - July Intake

Full time: 12 months

Part time: daytime delivery only

Box Hill, Lilydale

You must be at least 18 years of age.  

Working with Children Checks and Police Record Checks are required for industry work placement and future employment in this field.

All applicants should attend a Information Session.

Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Diploma Youth Work or Diploma Community Services.

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities including:

  • community development worker (youth)
  • youth & family resource officer
  • indigenous youth worker
  • recreational youth activities worker
  • youth case worker
  • residential care worker
  • youth housing support worker
  • youth worker

Completion of 18 units (14 core and 4 elective).

To be assessed as competent in this qualification you are required to undertake a minimum 150 hours supervised work placement in a relevant youth setting, involving, for example, residential youth services, youth education and recreational programs.

Support provided by a workplace supervisor will contribute to assessment of your ability to work at this level.

Code

Title

Hours

CHCYTH003 SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE TO CREATE OPPORTUNITIES IN THEIR LIVES 45.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist young people to identify the challenges and opportunities in their lives and to work towards their goals on an individual or group level.

This unit applies to work undertaken in all youth work roles where the young person is the primary client.

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CHCCOM002 USE COMMUNICATION TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS 55.0

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CHCYTH004 RESPOND TO CRITICAL SITUATIONS 100.0

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CHCYTH011 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES 55.0

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Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:59pm