Community & Health

Youth Work

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Diploma of Youth Justice

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC50513
TAFE SA CodeTP00647
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileYouth Worker or Disability WorkerYouth Worker or Disability Worker
FacultiesCommunity Services
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery

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Course Admission Requirements (for Competitive Applications)

you must have:

and any one of

  • Certificate IV or higher in a Community Services or Health related area
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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score

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wx TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
The duration of a workplace course is determined by the study plan.
Read more about training in the workplace for existing workers.

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:


  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • For further information on studying this course externally contact (08) 8348 4045 or

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Occupation titles may include: Case Workers; Court Coordinator; Juvenile Justice Coordinator; Juvenile Justice Officer; Section Supervisor; Senior Youth Justice Officer; Shift Supervisor; Shift Team Leader; Unit Coordinator/Manager/Leader; Youth Justice Area Manager.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Youth Justice (CHC50513)
This qualification covers senior youth justice workers who supervise young people who have been directed by the justice system to be in the care and direction of authorised community and government agencies.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

Diploma of Youth Justice

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Psychological Science10836Details
Bachelor of Social Work14418Details
Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services)10818Details


 Fee Range (approx)
Total course cost$5,544 - $6,804
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