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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

External

Key dates and info

DURATION

Recognition of prior learning (RPL): up to 2 years
Online: up to 2 years

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $3,246 - $5,410

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
External Any time Online
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

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.

Location/s

External
Study from any location

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

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.

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 will need to apply for a Working with Children Blue Card with the assistance of TAFE North and they may also be required to obtain a police check at their own cost dependant on the needs of the industry.

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

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.

More information will be available: http://education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

RPL Pricing: $3246.00

$3,246 - $5,410

FULL FEE

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Payment Plan

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.

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.

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.

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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
  • 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/

Orientation

All students must attend an online orientation session.

Last updated on 4 May 2017

Talk to us

1300 656 959

Payment options

$10000 VET Student Loan available