Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413
State ID: J592
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:Release 5

Do you enjoy working with and assisting young people?

Working with youth is a rewarding and challenging career, where you can make a big difference to the lives of children and young people. Learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements. You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will develop skills in:

  • developing and facilitating community education and development
  • communication and networking
  • advocating effectively
  • case work and report writing
  • understanding legal and ethical requirements
  • planning, developing and implementing youth programs and
  • implementing policies and guidelines.

Work Placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Additional Requirements

Ability to obtain a Working With Children Card (WWCC) and Police Check. Please note that some offences may preclude you from enrolling. Please discuss further with a Lecturer if required.

VET Student Loans

This course IS NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Course description

Training Package Version:Release 5

Do you enjoy working with and assisting young people?

Working with youth is a rewarding and challenging career, where you can make a big difference to the lives of children and young people. Learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements. You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will develop skills in:

  • developing and facilitating community education and development
  • communication and networking
  • advocating effectively
  • case work and report writing
  • understanding legal and ethical requirements
  • planning, developing and implementing youth programs and
  • implementing policies and guidelines.

Work Placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Additional Requirements

Ability to obtain a Working With Children Card (WWCC) and Police Check. Please note that some offences may preclude you from enrolling. Please discuss further with a Lecturer if required.

VET Student Loans

This course IS NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
JSW Training & Community Services

Course description

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You 'll learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

During this course you will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. Please note you will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Gain these skills
  • Develop and facilitate a range of community based programs
  • Follow legislative and ethical requirements
  • Implement organisational policies and guidelines
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • A non-judgemental attitude
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Initiative and leadership qualities, with the ability to relate to young people
Delivery mode information
Online

With online study you will be completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Online is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers and you do not engage directly with fellow students during every-day class activities. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. Rest assured you will be supported by your online lecturers.
You will also have access to lecturers via your online dashboard. The lecturers will help to clarify your concerns, assist with the course content, mark your assessments and provide you with feedback if required

Qualifications are broken down into stages with an intensive practical skills workshop run at the end of each stage. You will only need to enrol and pay for one stage at a time.

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Course description

Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You 'll learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

During this course you will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. Please note you will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Gain these skills
  • Develop and facilitate a range of community based programs
  • Follow legislative and ethical requirements
  • Implement organisational policies and guidelines
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • A non-judgemental attitude
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Initiative and leadership qualities, with the ability to relate to young people
Delivery mode information
Online

With online study you will be completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Online is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers and you do not engage directly with fellow students during every-day class activities. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. Rest assured you will be supported by your online lecturers.
You will also have access to lecturers via your online dashboard. The lecturers will help to clarify your concerns, assist with the course content, mark your assessments and provide you with feedback if required

Qualifications are broken down into stages with an intensive practical skills workshop run at the end of each stage. You will only need to enrol and pay for one stage at a time.

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of workers who 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 and workers will be: - responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation - largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

This course can be delivered on request, please contact North Regional TAFE on 1300 996 573 for more information.

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who 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 and workers will be: - responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation - largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

This course can be delivered on request, please contact North Regional TAFE on 1300 996 573 for more information.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want to make a lifelong difference at the start of life?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, youth support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This course follows on from the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services and can be achieved within 1 semester.

If you have completed the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services course and wish to complete the additional units for this qualification at Murdoch or Armadale.

Ask us about our start anytime option for online studies. Get started now! Use the webform below or call us on 1800 001 001.

Course description

Do you want to make a lifelong difference at the start of life?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, youth support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This course follows on from the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services and can be achieved within 1 semester.

If you have completed the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services course and wish to complete the additional units for this qualification at Murdoch or Armadale.

Ask us about our start anytime option for online studies. Get started now! Use the webform below or call us on 1800 001 001.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification reflects the role of workers who 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 and workers will be: - responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation - largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who 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 and workers will be: - responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation - largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Campus locations

Course page link