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Make a real difference in young people's lives

This qualification reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development and the outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

Careers and pathways may include the below:

  • Coordinator - Youth and Family Services
  • Coordinator - Youth Services
  • Program Manager
  • Senior Worker
  • Senior Youth Worker
  • Youth Work Team Leader

Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

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

Key dates and info

DURATION

Online: up to 2 years
Blended: up to 2 years / 1 day per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $5,410 - $8,570

Student Loan Available

1300 656 959

No matter your question,
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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Atherton 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Bowen 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Burdekin 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Cannonvale (Whitsunday) 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Charters Towers 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
External Any time Online
Ingham 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Innisfail 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Lower Gulf 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Palm Island 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended
Torres Strait 29 Jan 2018 1 day per week Blended

Entry requirements

A sound achievement in Year 10 Science, Maths, and English is desirable.  Mature age applicants are welcome.  It is recommended that students are working in the youth sector.

If the student is not employed in the sector and undertaking Vocational Placement they will need to apply for a Working with Children Blue Card with the assistance of TAFE Queensland North and they may also be required to obtain a police check at their own cost dependant on the needs of the industry.

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

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 are recommended to enrol into one cluster at a time. On Successful completion of a cluster, students enrol into the next cluster as determined in the order of study.  Students will be sent a Training Plan by email after enrolment.  Please note that students will be expected to complete approximately 18 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 (Classroom and External). 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

Students who are not working (whether paid or voluntary) in a relevant workplace are required to source and complete 100 hours of Vocational Placement in a relevant organisation in order to attain this qualification.

A Placement arrangement is not required prior to enrolling, however it is recommended that prospective students make sufficient enquiries to be confident of their ability to successfully locate a placement during the course of their studies

Relevant documents:

Important Information

If the student is not employed in the sector and undertaking Vocational Placement they must have a Working with Children Blue Card prior to enrolment

Units

Legislative Practice
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
Assessing Risk
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs Core
Client Engagement
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs Core
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people Core
Case Management
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances Core
Effective Communication
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
Service Development
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services Core
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs Core
CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis Core
Supporting Diversity
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
Complex Needs
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Core
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context Core
Collective Action
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities Core
CHCYTH008 Support young people to take collective action Core
Working with Youth
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context Core
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs 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

$5,410 - $8,570

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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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.

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

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Job prospects

  • Youth 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

Talk to us

1300 656 959

Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available