CHC50413

Diploma of Youth Work

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career? With a CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work you will learn the skills and knowledge to work with and empower young people.

A career in Youth Work could be in your future and our CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work is specifically designed to give you the right skills and knowledge to work with and empower young people.

  • Support young people in crisis
  • Network with other agencies
  • Work within an ethical framework

Course details:

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work is a 12 month course consisting of 21 units of study that are broken up into 3 major clusters of learning.

* Students completing the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work are also required to complete 200 hours of unpaid vocational placement which will form part of their assessment.

You’ll learn to:

  • Develop programs and services for young people
  • Support young people in crisis
  • Advocate for young people
  • Network with other agencies
  • Work in a culturally diverse environment
  • Work within an ethical framework

Career opportunities:

  • Coordinator youth and family services
  • Youth Worker
  • Program Manager
  • Case Manager
  • Team Leader

Eligibility Requirements:

Students need to be eligible to apply for a Suitability for Working with Children Check and/or a Criminal History Check, depending on the state in which they live/work. Students must also be at least 20 years of age.

*200 hours of vocational placement will be arranged through your Vocational Placement Officer.

The tuition fees for this course are $5,000.

Course Structure

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Cluster 1 Units

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Cluster 2 Units

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
 VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT IS INCLUDED IN THIS CLUSTER*

Cluster 3 Units

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs
CHCYTH008 Support young people to take collective action
 VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT IS INCLUDED IN THIS CLUSTER*

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