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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 State ID: J592
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Empower young people with a career in youth work. 

Build your tool kit to help young people in need. This qualification prepares you for a career as a youth worker, where your core role will be to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare and developmental needs of young people

You will learn how to develop and facilitate community-based programs, provide services appropriate to the needs and circumstances of young people, assist with mental health issues, identify and respond to youth at risk, understand legal and ethical requirements, and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander safety. You will learn how to respond effectively to the changing needs of young people, policy and service types. 

There is a growing demand for qualified youth workers in the North West within community, government and youth sector agencies, and this qualification provides you with a diverse set of skills to develop your career in the industry. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Developing and facilitating community-based programs 
  • Providing customised youth services 
  • Cultural safety
  • Advanced communication 
  • Working with youth experiencing mental health issues
  • Identifying and responding to youth at risk
  • Following legal, ethical and community development requirements and frameworks
  • You already work in the youth sector and seek to develop and formalise your skills 
  • You are passionate about assisting young people 
  • You seek a career in the youth sector
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government. Please note, some resource fees may apply. 

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

If you are over 18 years of age and completing work placement as part of this course, you must hold a Working with Children Check and a Police History Check from the Department of Education WA.

 Core

National ID Unit title
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective

National ID Unit title
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs
CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Youth worker 
  • Indigenous youth worker 
  • Youth and family service worker 
  • Community youth development worker 
  • Youth and family resource officer 
  • Recreational youth activities worker 
  • Youth case worker 
  • Residential care worker 
  • Youth housing support worker 
  • Youth alcohol and other drugs worker 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .  

Diploma of Youth Work (external)

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Concession

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Online

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Concession

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Traineeship

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Concession

Tuition FREE

$213.75

$213.75

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus

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