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CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Residential and Out of Home Care Specialisation

Make your mark by completing the CHC40313 Certificate IV Child, Youth and Family Intervention.

The CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention is the preferred option for anyone working in Residential and Out of Home Care to satisfy the legislative changes to the Child Safety Framework, as it provides the most relevant skills and knowledge to the role of residential care service staff.

Working in this field will provide opportunities to support children, youth and families shape their own lives and create a better future.

Make a difference in the lives of vulnerable families relying on residential or out of home care by completing the CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention today.

This course is perfect for anyone work wants to specialise in residential and out of home care. You will develop the skill necessary to work with children, youth and families who are at risk, vulnerable and want to improve their lives.

Learn about trauma-informed care, providing residential care, managing behaviours of concern and how to support the child and the family in improving their lives.

You will also learn to:

  • Communicate and build relationships
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Work with diverse people
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Work within a practice framework
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Confirm client developmental status
  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Provide primary residential care
  • Support people to improve relationships
  • Work effectively in trauma-informed care
  • Provide parenting, health and well-being education
  • Work with children and young people

Career Opportunities:

Community Services is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia with an estimated 50,000+ new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020. Some of our articles discussing job opportunities in the sector include “Support and Lead Colleagues in Case Management Practice“, “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” or “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

  • Residential care worker
  • Case support worker
  • Child protection support worker
  • Family support worker
  • Relationship Educator

Qualification Pathways:

After completing this qualification you may like to continue on to complete the CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention with Australis. Our Diploma also provides credit towards University via formal agreements with Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland.

A number of units in this qualification are also contained in our other Community Services and Counselling courses. Our team are happy to discuss credits which apply across courses, reducing the time and cost to you of attaining further qualifications.

How do I Enrol?

Our enrolment process is easy! You can enrol any time and start studying shortly after enrolment. To enrol:

  • Phone 1300 887 991 and our Course Consultants will answer your questions and complete the enrolment or Subscription process with you, or
  • Online full course enrolment by filling out our Application Form, or
  • For subscription, Subscribe now to gain immediate access.
  • For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.

You may be required to provide completed documentation and Identification to complete your enrolment or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.

Entry Requirements

There are no general entry requirements to enrol in this course.

To work in Community Services you will typically require a police check, and possibly a Working with Children or Blue Card. While not required to enrol in the course, these may be required for placement (depending on where you locate your placement) and eventual employment so we recommend you confirm your status prior to enrolment if you have any concerns.

Practical Placement

To be assessed as competent in this qualification you must complete 120 hours of suitable placement with organisations providing services to children and families in residential care, government or non-government child protection services. It is your responsibility to source your placement, however, the College will provide support where possible.

Depending on where you undertake your placement you may need to undergo a police check and hold a Working with Children or Blue Card.

Course Accreditation

The CHC40313 Certificate IV Child, Youth and Family Intervention is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Professional Development

This course can be undertaken by subscribing to the Australis Community Services Subscription Program for Professional Development purposes in which case you simply learn the course materials, however, do not complete the assessments.

Delivery & Support

This course’s delivery method is via Blended Delivery.

The program is delivered primarily online, which includes live online sessions. These “virtual” classrooms and chat sessions provide direct regular access to industry experts and other learners. Attendance at live sessions is usually optional but strongly recommended.

Course Duration

Your initial enrolment provides access to the course for 12 months.

Your actual completion time will vary depending on how much time you commit to your study and what knowledge you already have. If you require longer than 12 months you can apply to extend your access via our unique monthly Rolling Re-enrolment option (additional fees apply).

There is no set duration for students who access the course via Subscription/Per Subject.

Payment Options

The course fee depends on which option you choose from below:

Option 1: Subscription/Per Subject

Pay a low monthly fee to access ALL our Community courses. This fee, which you can cancel anytime, is either:

  • $16+gst per month for ‘Content Only’ or
  • $46+gst per month for ‘Content + Support‘.

You then simply pay a per subject assessment fee when you submit assessments. Your total course cost is, therefore, the subscription cost (for however long you subscribe) plus the assessment cost (for whichever subjects you actually submit). Subject assessment fees are listed here.

Click here to SUBSCRIBE now or for more information either click here or call our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991.

Option 2: Full Fee

$3,180 payable via the following options:

1 – Monthly Payment Plan with Australis College

An interest-free payment plan of $265 per month for 12 months = $3,180. Click here to find out more about Payment Plans.

2 – Private Student Loan from ‘Study Loans’

Study Loans will progressively loan you the $3,180 tuition fee. This loan, plus interest, needs to be repaid over a maximum 4-year term. Click here to find out more about Study Loans.

For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.

Assessment Only / Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work and life experiences are valuable. So valuable, in fact, they may reduce the time and cost for you to attain a qualification.

If you have existing skills and knowledge you may be able to undertake Assessment Only for some or all of the subjects. This means you just do the assessments for those subjects without any study. Subject assessment fees are listed here.

For more information about Assessment Only call 1300 887 991 to speak with our Course Consultants.

Course Brochure

You can download the course brochure by clicking here.