If you want to make a difference to the lives of young people our youth work course will allow you to gain the skills and knowledge to facilitate programs for young people in a range of community-based settings.
In our youth work course you’ll learn from experienced trainers how to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people, and take part in extensive industry work placement.
In 2020 we will be offering two streams under this qualification:
The qualification has 12 common units in stage 1 (first 6 months) then you will move into your chosen stream in stage 2 (based on sufficent numbers). Students will need to detemine which stream they intend to enter at enrolment.
You will build skills and knowledge in:
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Semester 1 - February (Lilydale 1st preference and Elgar will be 2nd preference) - 2 days complusory orientation prior to start of course
Semester 2 - July intake (Elgar 1st preference and Lilydale campuses will be 2nd preference) - 2 days complusory orientation prior to start of course
Note: From Semester 1 2021, the course will move to 3 days a week attendance.
All intake start and attendance dates to be finalised by January 2021
You will require access to a computer with a microphone and camera.
Full time: 1 year
This course has self directed (self paced) training elements to it.
This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion of our youth work course you can to apply for a range of employment opportunities including roles as a:
** Police and working with children checks prior to commencement of the course are required for industry work placement and future employment in this field.
All applicants need to achieve the required scores in a supervised Core Skills Diagnostic test and attend a group interview
It is strongly advised that students attend a BHI Information session before starting the enrolment process
In order to book your pre training review interview, you must have completed the following steps:
Book your group interviews for Semester 2 2020.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Diploma Youth Work or Diploma Community Services.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Free-TAFE or Job Trainer||Government Subsidised Concession||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$465||$1,259||$4,435||$13,088|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$465||$1,259||$4,435||$13,088|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in the youth work context and focuses on historical and contemporary youth sector practices and understanding of the current status of young people.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with young people (aged 12 to 25 years) in work roles with a specific focus on young people.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide guidance and role models to young people and their families to maintain positive and supportive relationships, while identifying problems and establishing goals for change based on maintaining support from family and the general community.
This unit applies to community services work in a range of contexts.
Is this the course for you?
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