Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family Support)

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC40313
TAFE SA CodeTP00657
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Description

This course provides the skills for work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.

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Course Admission Requirements

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  • 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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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
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 (approx. 70 hours) and complete an industry experience (70 hours) at Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic www.bowerplace.com.au - a practicing clinic; located in Gawler Place, ADELAIDE.
  • Campus locations for workshop day are Adelaide Campus and Bower Place.
  • 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

Case worker, family support, prevention worker, home based care worker, children’s and youth support worker, child protection support worker, community services worker, welfare worker, early intervention worker.

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 Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family Support) (CHC40313)
Skills covered include communication, service planning, working with diverse people, legal and ethical requirements, workplace safety and practice frameworks. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 10 core units and 6 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

The TAFE SA qualification 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.