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CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Helping tomorrow’s generation today.

Start Date

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Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Units

21

Next Start Date

Please contact us for the next intake dates

Course Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Work Placement

160 Hours

Practical Assessments

Practical Assessments Required

Pre-Requisites

N/A

If you’re after a satisfying career where you want to make a positive impact in young people’s lives and help them achieve their goals, our Diploma of Youth Work course can help you on your way to becoming a Youth Worker.

Why TrainSmart?

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Youth Work

Navigating through school, family, social and work life can be a tough stage for young people trying to find their feet. A growing number of our youth struggle through this stage and can juggle with hardships related to mental health, disabilities and finding their identity.

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work course will develop your skills to build strong relationships and mentor young adults and youth who may require support. This course covers aspects that address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.  You will learn how to mentor and promote the well-being of young people, how to develop and implement youth programs/events and much more.

Is the Diploma of Youth Work for you?

Do you want to…

  • help young people to help find their gifts and talents
  • learn and understand different perspectives and views held by our youth
  • intervene and assist young people who are experiencing social disadvantages, bullying and mental illness
  • teach and inspire youth on making good decisions
  • develop and foster healthy and positive relationships
  • enjoy taking on new challenges and experiences everyday
  • seeing change in people in ways they never thought was possible
  • want to be a positive influence

In this case, studying the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work may lead you towards a rewarding and fulling career path.

What will you learn in the Diploma of Youth Work?

In the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work, you will learn skillsets such as;

  • Interpersonal Skills – the ability to build rapport and effective relationships
  • Resilience – handle sensitive and complex issues/situations and carefully guide individuals towards making recovery
  • Active listening skills – concentrate on ‘what is being said’ and follow-up with appropriate actions
  • Organisational skills – regularly following up your clients as well as managing day-to-day administrative task such as writing up reports and liaising with different support networks
  • Ingenuity – thinking outside the box to create opportunities for young people as well as communities, support networks and local businesses.

How will you study the Diploma of Youth Work?

Studying the Diploma of Youth Work online, you will be able to engage with our team of Health and Community Services Trainers. Our trainers will give you 1-on-1 support throughout the duration of this Diploma of Youth Work course to help you understand the course content, give valuable feedback on your theoretical and practical assessments and help you towards realising and achieving your career pathway goals.

All our Allied Health trainers are highly experienced and offer students specialist knowledge and insight from their respective fields.

To study this course online, we will give you access to our online learning management system, Moodle, to access all your course material and assessments. In Moodle, you will be able to have multiple attempts to submit your assessments and receive trainer feedback.

We offer a short induction course to help you get started in Moodle to access your Diploma of Youth Work course material and give you helpful pointers in submitting assessments. Our friendly IT support team and trainers will also be able assist you with any technical issues that arise.

How long is the Diploma of Youth Work?

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

entry Requirements

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.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work.

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work is broken up into the following Modules.

Module 1: Youth Work Essentials Part 1

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTWHS006

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCLEG003

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities. This unit applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibility for legal and ethical compliance in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCDIV002

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety. This unit applies to people working in a broad range of roles including those involved in direct client service, program planning, development and evaluation contexts.

Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCCOM003

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop communication protocols for a team or business unit. This unit applies to workers responsible for overseeing the communication of organisation-specific information to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Develop and implement service programs

CHCCCS007

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to engage consumers, analyse service needs of particular groups and develop programs and services to meet those needs. This unit applies to workers coordinating or managing teams and operations in varied service delivery contexts.

Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS004

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs. This unit applies in a range of community service contexts.

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCCCS019

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access required support services. This unit applies to any community services worker involved in crisis intervention. Management of the crisis may involve face-to-face, telephone or remote contact with persons involved.

Module 2: Youth Work Essentials Part 2

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers.

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify networking and collaboration needs and develop formal and informal partnerships to enhance service delivery and improve professional practice. This unit applies to work in all industry sectors, and to individuals who take pro-active responsibility for improving collaboration between workers and organisations.

Participate in work health and safety

HLTWHS001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCGRP002

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to establish, lead and participate in a groups using a collaborative, strengths-based approach. This unit applies to any individual involved in planning and leading group activities. Groups may be formal or informal.

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCMHS001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish relationships, clarify needs, and then work collaboratively with people who are living with mental health issues. This unit applies to support workers in contexts outside the mental health sector, but who come into contact with people with mental health issues. The services and support provided are not mental health specific.

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCPRT001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.

Module 3: Youth Work Essentials Part 3

Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH001

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 applies to work undertaken in work roles where the young person is the primary client.

Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

CHCYTH002

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in the youth work context. The unit focuses on historical and contemporary youth sector practice and understanding of the current status of young people. This unit applies to work undertaken in all youth work roles where the young person is the primary client.

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCCSM005

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake case management meetings to plan, monitor and review service provision. Workers at this level work autonomously and are responsible for own outputs within organisation guidelines. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services contexts.

Support young people to take collective action

CHCYTH008

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enable young people to participate in the decision-making that affects their lives. This unit applies to youth work where the primary concern is to support groups of young people in taking action to meet their needs or responding to community issues.

Support youth programs

CHCYTH009

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to devise, set up, coordinate, deliver and evaluate activities and programs for individuals and groups. This unit applies to community services work in a range of contexts.

Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

CHCYTH010

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.

Manage service response to young people in crisis

CHCYTH012

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop an agency approach to young people in crisis. This unit applies to community services work in a range of contexts.

Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

CHCDEV002

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to function independently and to plan and undertake community work and associated services. The unit describes the application of knowledge of the broad social and cultural context in which work is planned and implemented in the community services industry. This unit applies to workers who seek to better understand their client groups and issues that impact on the lives of their clients and hence on their delivery of services.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Youth Work Career Opportunities

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work qualification can lead to opportunities with job titles such as;

  • Youth worker
  • Community development worker (youth)
  • Indigenous youth worker
  • Youth alcohol and drugs worker
  • Youth caseworker

Expected Salary and biggest employment opportunity

Salary
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Average Entry Level Annual Salary
Jobs
0 %
Employed as Community and Personal Service Workers
Industry
0 %
Employed in the Health Care and Social Assistance industry

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Available Subsidies for this course

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Jobs and Skills WA – Lower Fees, Local Skills Government subsidy, you must reside in Western Australia and meet one of the below eligibility criteria;

You are an Australian Citizen

You hold a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 820, or 826 visa

You are a partner or dependant of a holder of a temporary Visa sub-class 457

You hold a Bridging Visa E (subclasses 050 and 051) with a valid application for a visa sub-class 785 or 790

If you meet one of the above eligibility criteria, the JOBS & SKILLS WA Government subsidised total course fees for the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work available to you are; *

With a concession card – $588
Without a concession card – $1,984.50

For detailed information, including concession eligibility criteria, please see our attached brochure or visit our Lower Fees, Local Skills Information Page here.*

Learn more about the Jobs and Skills WA Subsidy on the Jobs & Skills WA Website Here.*

* Please note, you can only enrol and claim ONE Job’s and Skills WA subsidy at a time. If you are currently enrolled in another course through Job’s and Skills WA (Including Lower Fees, Local Skills AND Skills Ready), you must either complete or withdraw from that course before enrolling in a new course.

*You must meet eligibility criteria to qualify. Additional fees may apply such as student services and resource fees. Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. This is a Western Australian government program. Online study method is not available through the Jobs and Skills WA program.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$10,500

Concession Rate

$588*

Non-Concession Rate

$1,984.50*

*Please refer to the Government Subsidy section to see if you are eligible for the concession or non-concession rates.

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,500. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work.

The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Youth Work Essentials Part 1

HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Module 2: Youth Work Essentials Part 2

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety

CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Module 3: Youth Work Essentials Part 3

CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

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

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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