Diploma of Youth Work / Bachelor of Social Work - Flinders Uni Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 5 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00041
Example Career ProfileYouth Worker or Disability WorkerYouth Worker or Disability Worker
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Description

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.

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Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score

    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

    Important Information

    • 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/
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    Employment Outcomes

    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)
    This qualification provides skills and knowledge in 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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 17 core units and 4 elective units.

    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.

    Fees

     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$10,426 - $11,448

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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