This course is ideal if you are interested in supporting young people reach their potential. Youth workers have responsibility for the development and the outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet their social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs.
Uni Dual Offer Course
You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
No further application will be required.
You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
- View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list
- This qualification requires a combination of online study and compulsory weekly attendance on campus. In addition to this, students will be required to attend a localised industry specific setting for work placement and complete industry experience at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic www.bowerplace.com.au - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.
- For participation in this qualification, students will be required to obtain a clearance from the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion at their expense. For more information please go to https://screening.dcsi.sa.gov.au/
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Youth work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies.
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 Work (CHC50413)
Skills covered include communication, service programs, impact of sociological factors, case management, working with diverse people, group activities, legal and ethical requirements, mental health, networks and workplace safety. 17 core units plus 4 electives.
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.