(CHC50413)

Diploma of Youth Work

About this course

As a Youth Worker, providing assistance with housing, networking or relevant health services and education can make an enormous difference to the future of a youth at risk. The course is developed with practical components that are industry relevant to give you confidence in applying your knowledge and skills in the real world.

By offering advice and support to those who may be, or already are, at risk means that the youth of tomorrow will have a better chance of gaining an education, increasing their social and work skills, or providing their families with suitable accommodation.

Learn about the respected Australian course and accreditation system

Australian Qualifications Explainer
This course is an Australian nationally recognised award (government accredited). Graduates of this course may be eligible for academic credit into like courses, including into higher education courses, delivered by Australian education providers. Either: Completed Schooling/ Year 12 (Australian equivalent); Or, have at least 3 years of sufficient life experience (work or study), if over 21 years of age. This course is delivered in English language. Graduates will be to provide assistance with housing, networking or relevant health services and education, making an enormous difference to the future of youth at risk. Graduates will be able to provide advice and support to youths who may be, or already are, at risk; providing them with a better chance of gaining an education, increasing their social and work skills, or providing their families with suitable accommodation.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title

This unit focuses on developing students understanding of how the delivery of services impacts clients from a range of backgrounds, and how to plan appropriately within the service.

In this unit learn how to engage and communicate with young people within roles specifically focused on youth-centered practices.

Students will gain the relevant skills and knowledge to work respectfully within diverse cultures and social situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Students will learn how to identify, develop strategies and model cultural safety issues within the workplace and with clients.

This unit focuses on understanding, developing and monitoring legal, ethical and compliance issues within a service. Students will learn how to identify and participate in safe work practices both for self and others, within the work environment.

This unit provides students with the required skills and knowledge to empower young people, through developing action plans and evaluating their progress. Students will learn both contemporary and historical practices to assist in understanding the current contexts of youth work practices.

This unit focuses on developing networks, service delivery and improving your professional practice. Students will obtain the ability to develop and implement case management processes to allow for planning, monitoring and reviewing for effective service provision.

Students learn how to identify and develop communication practices within a service, to clients and with external support networks.

In this unit, students will learn how to work in both formal and informal group-settings, encouraging and promoting communication channels with participants.

This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills required to formally advocate for clients within the service. Students will learn how to engage with young people to assist them in participating in the decisions that affect their future directions.

Students learn how to review the developmental status of their clients using appropriate language, questions and documentation.

This unit outlines the requirements for creating, delivering and evaluating programs and services for groups and individuals within a service.

Working within relevant legislation and policies, students will learn how to work within their duty of care towards children and young people who are at risk of harm. In this unit, students are provided with the appropriate skills and knowledge to develop relevant frameworks to respond to crisis situations with young people.

This unit outlines the requirements to communicate and work with people who are living with mental health issues.

Students will obtain the relevant skills and knowledge to evaluate and engage continuous improvement practices to monitor appropriate and contemporary organisational approaches to young people with complex needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can enrol yourself online via the Enrol Now button on this webpage; or you can use the Request A Course Guide form and a course advisor will contact you to assist you. There are no prerequisites required to study this course. You just need to meet the course entry requirements, detailed above, and have adequate English language ability. Upon graduation of this course you will receive an official document identifying that you have completed the Australian accredited qualification. You will also receive a Transcript of Academic Record, which details each of the accredited Units within the course.

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Internationally Recognised

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Fully Supported Learning

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