CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Helping tomorrow’s generation today.

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Helping tomorrow’s generation today.

If you are after a satisfying career where you nurture and guide others, youth work may be a good career option. The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work will develop your skills to build strong relationships, mentor young adults who may require support and facilitate group activities for youth.

There is a growing demand for Youth Workers, if you want to make a difference to a young person’s life and reap the rewards of helping someone achieve their goals in life, then this course is ideal.



Delivery method



4 Workshops Total

Workshop Locations

QLD - Salisbury

NSW - Seven Hills

WA - Perth CBD

VIC - Burwood

SA - St Mary's

ACT, NT, TAS - via. Video Conference

Work Placement

160 Hours

Pre Requisite(s)


course duration

12 months

course cost


Course Start Date


Do you have an interest in helping young people, seeing them grow and develop into well-rounded adults? If so, then you’ve found the right course!

This qualification ensures you have the necessary skills and knowledge to assist and support young people. The course will cover aspects of mentoring and how to organise youth programs, activities, and events.

Assessments are by way of written assignments and have a practical component. You will receive dedicated trainer team support throughout your studies. To achieve this qualification we will ensure you are assigned 160 hours of work placement experience.

You will be expected to complete practical activities through attending mobile workshops and in the workplace. TrainSmart Australia will give you advance notice so you can make necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to participate in these workshops.

Learning is online over a 12-month period, to best suit your individual needs and lifestyle.

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Youth Workers operate in diverse roles and are always in demand. Careers include roles such as family support worker, youth residential care worker, juvenile justice officer, school chaplain, or youth liaison officer.

Payment options & subsidies

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,300. Your fee payment options are:

• Up front payment

VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.
*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.
Interest free payment plan – No deposit, no interest payment plans.
Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.

Complimentary Services and Career Guidance

Membership of the TrainSmart Australia student portal in which you will receive updates on class status, new facilities, promotions and social media updates.

For more information about the many benefits of learning with us including VET Student Loans, government funded courses in Perth and complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517

Are you ready to start your new career with a CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work? Contact us today and speak with one of our friendly Career Advisors!

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Module 1: Workplace Management
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCDE012 Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes
CHCADV005 Provide system advocacy services
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Module 2: Working and Engaging with Youth
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
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Module 3: Manage Youth Services
CHCYTH008 Support young people to take collective action
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

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