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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

If you want to work with young people the CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work qualification will give you an opportunity to make a difference.

Passionate about improving the well-being of young people and supporting them to reach their full potential? If so then the CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to help young people in need.

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.

Make a difference in the lives of young people. Enrol today into the CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work and discover your potential!

This qualification will provide you with the skills to 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.

This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies. You may be responsible for implementing policies and guidelines for the employing organisation, or largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

You will also learn to:

  • Plan and conduct group activities
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Work within a community development framework
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Career Opportunities:

  • Community development youth worker
  • Indigenous youth worker
  • Recreational youth activities worker
  • Residential support worker
  • Youth and family services officer
  • Youth caseworker
  • Youth housing support worker
  • Youth worker

Qualification Pathways

Upon completion of the CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work, students may wish to continue their studies with Australis College in a similar or complementary qualification depending on their choice of career. These may include:

How do I Enrol?

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

  • Phone 1300 887 991 and our Course Consultants will answer your questions and complete the enrolment or Subscription process with you, or
  • For full course enrolments, fill out our online Application Form, or
  • For subscription, Subscribe now to gain immediate access, or
  • 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.

Standard Course Delivery

Traineeship Delivery Option 1

Traineeship Delivery Option 2

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 40 hours of relevant supervised work placement. It is your responsibility to source your placement, however, the College will assist where possible.

Depending on where you undertake your placement you may also need to undergo a police check including working with children checks.

Course Accreditation

The CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work 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.

Tuition Fees & Payment Options

The tuition fee for this course will vary depending on the access/support options you choose.

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: Queensland State Subsidy 

The Queensland Government will, for eligible Queensland residents, subsidise your course fee. This will reduce your enrolment cost down to only:

  • $18 for concession card holders, via an upfront payment.
  • $36 for non-concession, via an upfront payment.

For more details on QLD Higher Level Skills, including eligibility requirements, click here or call our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991.

The Queensland User Choice program provides a state government funding contribution towards the cost of training and assessment services for eligible Queensland Apprentices and Trainees. This course is offered by Australis as a Traineeship under the User Choice Program. Eligibility criteria and student contribution fees apply. Fees vary based on the course and other criteria and may be paid for by the Trainee, Employer or a Third Party. Click here and go to the “User Choice” Tab to find out more.

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

Option 3: Full Fee

$3,900 (GST free) payable via the following options:

1 – Monthly Payment Plan with Australis College

An interest-free payment plan of $325 per month for 12 months = $3,900. Click here to find out more about Payment Plans.

2 – Private Student Loan from ‘Study Loans’

Study Loans will progressively loan you the $3,900 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.

Course Brochure

To find out more about this course download a copy of the relevant brochure: