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The Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention will provide students with the skills to become a child protection or family support worker. This course will teach students to work with individuals at risk and to improve their personal living and emotional circumstances, develop and implement case planning strategies to address child protection issues in families, learn how to conduct child and family risk assessments, case management and how to respond to critical situations.

Please note: Students need to be employed in the child protection sector to gain entry into this Diploma. Subject coordinators are able to provide more information if needed.

For more information about Child, Youth & Family Intervention, visit the Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CSHISC) website: www.cshisc.com.au/discover/industries-a-z-directory/child,-youth-and-family/ Course details

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Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Atherton, Bowen, Burdekin, Cannonvale (Whitsunday), Charters Towers, External, Ingham, Innisfail, Lower Gulf, Mt Isa, Palm Island, Torres Strait

Key dates and info

DURATION

Online: up to 18 months
Blended: up to 18 months

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $3,035 - $7,648
  • Subsidised $1,022 - $4,160
  • Concession $590 - $3,408

Student Loan Available

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Atherton 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Bowen 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Burdekin 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Cannonvale (Whitsunday) 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Charters Towers 29 Jan 2018 Blended
External Any time Online
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Ingham 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Innisfail 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Lower Gulf 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Mt Isa 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Palm Island 29 Jan 2018 Blended
Torres Strait 29 Jan 2018 Blended

Entry requirements

To gain entry into CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention candidates must have sufficient relevant work and/or study experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:

  • The application of knowledge with depth in some areas and demonstration of a broad range of technical and other skills.
  • A wide range of tasks and roles in a variety of contexts, with complexity in the range and choices of actions required.
  • The exercise of discretionary judgement and decision making under general guidance.

Students must be working in the Child Protection Sector to gain entry into this course, this requirement provides an opportunity to demonstrate their practical skills in the units being studied.

Location/s

Atherton
Atherton State High School
Manunds Road
Atherton QLD 4883

Bowen
98-158 Queens Road
Bowen QLD 4805

Burdekin
Seventeenth Street
Home Hill QLD 4806

Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Shute Harbour Road
Cannonvale QLD 4802

Charters Towers
1-13 MacPherson Street
Charters Towers QLD 4820

External
Study from any location

Ingham
74 Townsville Road
Ingham QLD 4850

Innisfail
45 Flying Fish Point Road
Innisfail QLD 4860

Lower Gulf
52 Green Street
Normanton QLD 4890

Mt Isa
165-179 Abel Smith Parade
Mount Isa QLD 4825

Palm Island
Beach Road
Palm Island QLD 4816

Torres Strait
19 Aplin Road
Thursday Island QLD 4875

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

 

External delivery: Students have three to four weeks from the date of enrolment per unit to submit assessment.  Teachers will provide students with a training plan after enrolment.  Please note that students will be expected to complete approximately 15 hours per week of self directed studies to successfully complete this qualification.

Video Conferencing: Tuesday mornings 9am – 12noon (Teacher delivers topic based content)
Available to all students. Students attend their nearest TAFE Queensland, North Region campus video conferencing room (must advice teacher prior to attending, so room can be booked at the applicable campus).

Placement

Please note: Students need to be employed in the child protection sector to gain entry into this Diploma. Subject coordinators are able to provide more information if needed.

Relevant documents:

Important Information

Students must be working in the Child Protection Sector to gain entry into this course, this requirement provides an opportunity to demonstrate their practical skills in the units being studied.

Units

16 units of study are required to be completed for this qualification, 9 core and 7 electives.

Cluster 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
Cluster 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCPRT004 Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families Core
Cluster 3
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs Core
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs Core
Cluster 4
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery Core
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
Cluster 5
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCFAM009 Facilitate family intervention strategies Elective
CHCFAM003 Support people to improve relationships Core
Cluster 6
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCPRT010 Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs Core
CHCPRT012 Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their families Core
Cluster 7
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence Core
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Core
Cluster 8
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCPRT006 Build professional practice and sectoral expertise Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

If considering a VET Student Loan, please ensure you read the TAFE Queensland 'Pre-Enrolment Information for students considering applying for a VET Student Loan':http://tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/financial-support-student-loans/vet-student-loans.html

RPL Pricing: Fee for Service: $3035.00, Government Subsidy Funding: $1022.00, Concession Government Subsidy Funding: $590.00

$3,035 - $7,648

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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$1,022 - $4,160

SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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$590 - $3,408

CONCESSION

Student Loan Available

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet the eligibility requirements. VET student loans gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet the eligibility requirements. VET student loans gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

The Higher Level Skills Subsidy is a one-off subsidy that offsets the cost of an eligible Certificate IV or higher courses.

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • For some courses, you may also be required to hold a certificate 3 in a relevant industry field.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet the eligibility requirements. VET student loans gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Child protection worker/practitioner; Protective case worker; Child safety support officer
  • Residential care worker; Family support worker/protection planner; Therapeutic worker
  • Non-residential case worker/team leader; Youth support case worker
  • Child protection worker (domestic violence); Child protection worker (sexual assault)
  • Principal care provider/team leader (residential)
  • Family support worker (parenting); Family intervention officer

After completion of the Diploma, students can claim 1 year advanced standing at James Cook University in a Bachelor of Social Work.   All students will have access to video conferenced workshops and virtual classrooms via online rooms.

Job prospects

  • Family Support Worker

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Read the Pre-enrolment Information
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafenorth.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

More info:
tafenorth.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning/

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 12 December 2017

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Industry endorsed

Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available