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. Course details
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.
Study from any location
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.
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.
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.
Please note that if students are wishing to access VET Student Loans to pay for their fees, they must meet the ‘Student entry procedure’ requirements; namely:
obtains a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; or
the student is assessed as displaying competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy; and that the VET provider reasonably believes that the student displays that competence.
If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.