Passionate about improving the well-being of young people and supporting them to reach their full potential?
By completing this Youth Work Diploma with Australis College, you will develop the skills required to brighten their future.
Gain the confidence to work with a diverse range of children and youth who are at risk, as well as developing effective workplace communication skills. Whether it’s developing and implementing service programs or simply planning and conducting group activities, the completion of this course will give you all the skills and knowledge you require to pursue youth work opportunities in your community.
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Create a brighter future for young people in crisis by completing the Diploma of Youth Work.
Our Youth hold the keys to the future but, for some, that future doesn’t always seem so bright. To help ensure our young people reach their full potential, it’s essential that they feel cared for and protected.
The CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work course will teach you how to do just that. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate with a range of youth and children, and how to advocate for those who are doing it tough.
You’ll learn the specialised skills needed to work with youth when completing this qualification.
Whether it’s developing and implementing specialised programs and services, providing crisis counselling or simply offering family support, completing this youth work course will give you all the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a rewarding career within the community working with children and youth.
As a Youth Worker, you’ll become an integral part of providing assistance to disadvantaged and ‘at risk’ young people including school students and those in their late teens.
You’ll also work with a range of youth agencies in areas such as housing, education & training, family support and health services to secure and then provide the support required.
On successful completion of this course, you will be confident in your ability to manage and develop a range of youth-based programs and services and will have job-ready skills that allow you to find work in the community, government, and welfare agencies.
This youth work course will provide you with current, industry-based knowledge, and the skills you’ve gained will help guide you on how to best meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental, and protection needs of young people. So, if you’re passionate about making a difference and brightening a young person’s future, this is the qualification for you.
The Youth Work and Community Services Industry is an extremely high growth sector, which is expected, according to the Australian Government Job Outlook website (joboutlook.gov.au) to require an additional 50,000 staff by the year 2020. With such as fast-growing industry and very high job prospects, the Youth Work sector is highly attractive.
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How do I Enrol?
There are 21 units of competency in this Youth Work qualification, delivered across three stages. Students will be supported throughout the course program via one-on-one trainer support, online eLearning, live and recorded web-tutorials and forums which are aimed at supporting individual learner needs. Trainer support is available after hours and seven days a week.
Australis College will integrate the activities, bringing together some units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes.
To obtain this qualification, you must complete the following 21 units of competency:
|Unit of Competency||Unit of Competency Code|
|Develop workplace communication strategies||CHCCOM003|
|Work with diverse people||CHCDIV001|
|Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||CHCDIV002|
|Confirm client developmental status||CHCDEV001|
|Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management||CHCCSM005|
|Participate in work health and safety||HLTWHS001|
|Assess co-existing needs||CHCCCS004|
|Work with people with mental health issues||CHCMHS001|
|Manage legal and ethical compliance||CHCLEG003|
|Develop and implement service programs||CHCCCS007|
|Plan and conduct group activities||CHCGRP002|
|Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||CHCPRP001|
|Work effectively with young people in youth work context||CHCYTH002|
|Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances||CHCYTH010|
|Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||CHCPRT001|
|Support young people to take collective action||CHCYTH008|
|Engage respectfully with young people||CHCYTH001|
|Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in the community work and services||CHCDEV002|
|Manage service response to young people in crisis||CHCYTH012|
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice||CHCPRP003|
|Support youth programs||CHCYTH009|