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Make a real difference in young people's lives

You will gain specialised skills to support youth aged 12 to 25 and help them realise their potential. You will develop the skills to empower young people develop their identity and a sense of belonging in our community and to make informed decisions about their lives. In this course you will be taught to develop programs to meet social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies. This course is designed to be simple, flexible and relevant to the needs of the industry, with an emphasis on practical youth services work both on and off campus. Course details

Payment options

$10,150 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Aitkenvale, External

Key dates and info

DURATION

Blended: up to 2 years / 1 day per week
Full time: 12 months / up to 3 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $8,658

Student Loan Available

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Aitkenvale Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
External Any time 1 day per week Blended

Entry requirements

Undertake the Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb)  The bksb is a Commonwealth approved language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) online assessment tool. Completion of the assessment and display of competence at or above Exit Level 3 working towards a 4 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy is required prior to commencing and enrolling into the program

Prior to commencing Vocational Placement students will be required to have a Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children issued by the Queensland government, or relevant sate if studying externally.

Location/s

Aitkenvale
266 Ross River Road
Aitkenvale Qld 4810

External
Study from any location

Resources required

Students will be required to access online content as part of this course.

Students must have the following computer technical specifications to access the course materials and participate in the learning program:

  1. Computer running a minimum of Windows 7 or Apple Macintosh OSX 10 with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.  Please note: portable devices (smartphones, iPads, tablets) do not necessarily support all the features of Connect, our Learning Management System, and may not work properly for submitting assessments

  2. All students must have access to a reliable Internet connection

    NOTE: Connect has been designed to function on these minimum browser versions: Google Chrome (latest) (highly recommended for students), Firefox (latest), Safari (latest), Internet Explorer 10 - older versions of browsers may not correctly display information

    This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations

Timetable

External delivery: Please refer to the Order of Study (located below in Relevant Documents).  Students are recommended to enrol into two units at a time.  Students have five weeks from the point of enrolment per unit to submit assessment.  Students will be sent a Training Plan by email after enrolment. On Successful completion of a Unit of Competency, students enrol into the next Unit as determined in the order of study.  Please note that students will be required to complete approximately 18 hours per week of self-directed studies to successfully complete this qualification.

Townsville (Aitkenvale) campus: This course is delivered 2 days per week for 12 months with online resources; Monday and Wednesday 9.00am - 3.00pm, Tuesday VC and self-directed learning - highly recommended. (Timetable located below in Relevant Documents)

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 complete 100 hours of Vocational Placement in a relevant organisation in order to attain this qualification.

To be eligible to attend placement, students must have a Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children.

Vocational Placement is an essential component of the program and preparation for working in the field.

Relevant documents:

Important Information

Students must be eligible to hold a Working with Children Blue Card  

NB   It is an offence for a ‘disqualified person’ to apply for a blue card.

Please be aware in some instances organisations may require students to undertake a Federal Police Check (cost $42) as well as a Blue Card for placement.

Units

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people Core
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
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
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Core
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities Core
CHCYTH008 Support young people to take collective action Core
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context Core
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context Elective
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs Core
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances Elective
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs Elective
CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness Elective
VPC100 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme

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

$8,658

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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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

Outcome

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

 

Job prospects

  1. Residential Care Officer

  2. Youth Worker

  3. Community Worker

  4. School Chaplaincy

  5. Youth Justice

  6. Youth Advocate

 

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

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 9 February 2018

Talk to us

1300 656 959

Payment options

$10,150 VET Student Loan available