Certificate IV in Youth Work

Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC40413
TAFE SA CodeTP00644
Example Career ProfileYouth Worker or Disability WorkerYouth Worker or Disability Worker
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Description

This course reflects the role of workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

Locations

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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
ElizabethOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
NoarlungaOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Regency ParkOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

and

  • Either any Certificate III or higher or SACE Completion or equivalent
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Port Pirie Workplace Opening 30 Apr 2018

Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

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 (120 hours) and complete industry experience at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic www.bowerplace.com.au - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.
  • Campus locations for workshop day will include Noarlunga, Regency Park and Elizabeth.
  • All Regional applicants please apply via Regency Park Campus (SATAC Code 752038). Once per term an intensive 1 week practical block will be offered at Adelaide Campus as an alternative study option for regional students ONLY. This will replace the weekly workshops.
  • 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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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

Youth work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector 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

Certificate IV in Youth Work (CHC40413)
Skills covered include communication, working with diverse people, group activities, legal and ethical requirements, mental health, critical situations and workplace safety. 14 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.

Fees

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.