CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Want to work with young people? Complete the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work for your opportunity to make a difference.

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.

Create a brighter future for young people in crisis by completing the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work.

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 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.

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.

You will also learn to:

  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Provide needs and circumstance-based services
  • Plan, implement and support youth programs
  • Develop effective communication strategies
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Facilitate and review case management practices
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Practice professional reflection

Career Opportunities:

  • Youth Worker
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Juvenile Officer
  • Youth Case Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Youth Crisis Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Youth & Family Support Worker
  • Youth Disability Support Worker

Youth Work Job Prospects:

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 a fast-growing industry and very high job prospects, the Youth Work sector is highly attractive.

University Articulation

Australis has partnered with Griffith University to create an articulation agreement for credit in the Bachelor of Child and Family Studies (60 cps) and Bachelor of Human Services (60 cps).

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to Griffith University standards.

Australis has partnered with USQ to create an articulation agreement for credit in the Bachelor of Human Services (Child and Family Studies) (8 units).

View the agreement here. Entry is subject to USQ standards

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. Depending on your circumstances you may also be required to supply copies of previous qualifications, Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.

Please find more information regarding VSL enrolments please refer to Student Entry Procedure for VET Student Loans.

Entry Requirements

There are no general entry requirements for this Youth Work course, and you may enrol into the course so you can enrol at any time and begin studying immediately. If you wish to apply for a loan or funding to pay for your tuition fees, there will most probably be additional eligibility and entry criteria. Therefore, see the “How do I enrol” tab for further information.

Depending on where you undertake your course placement, and eventual employment, you may be required to undergo a police check and obtain a Working with Children or Blue Card, therefore, we recommend that you confirm your ability to obtain this prior to enrolment if you have any concerns.

Practical Placement

To be assessed as competent you are required to undertake at least 100 hours of placement in a relevant youth setting. It is your responsibility to locate placements however the College will assist where possible.

Course Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) and on successful completion, you will be awarded the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work.

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

Enrolment into the Full Qualification includes course access for 18 months. If you require longer than 18 months you can apply to re-enrol in the subjects you did not complete via our unique monthly Rolling Re-enrolment option (additional fees apply).

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

Tuition Fee & 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: Full Fee

$9,450 (GST free) payable via the following options:

1 – Monthly Payment Plan with Australis College

An interest-free payment plan of $525 per month for 18 months = $9,450. Click here to find out more about Payment Plans.

2 – VET Student Loan from the Commonwealth Government

$9,450 tuition + 20% Government loan fee = $11,340. This course is available under the VET Student Loans scheme effective from 1st January 2017, therefore is subject to eligibility and entry criteria. VET Student Loans are not approved for students that do not meet eligibility requirements. VET Student Loans result in a VETSL debt, are a loan from the Australian Government and continues to be a debt until repaid to the Commonwealth.

3 – Private Student Loan from ‘Study Loans’

Study Loans will progressively loan you the $9,450 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.

Please contact our Course Consultants on 1300 887 991 if you require any further information.

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

To find out more about the Youth Work course, simply download a copy of the brochure, which is available here.