Youth work helps young people make positive changes in their lives and develop the skills to make positive decisions in the future. This online diploma is suitable for those aiming to work in positions responsible for the development and outcomes of programs and services for young people. During this course, you will learn how to support the holistic welfare of teenagers and youth (12-24) including their safety, emotional health, and social connectivity.
Our CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work has been designed in consultation with experts in the industry to ensure your learning is comprehensive and applicable to the current youth work sector.
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCCOM003||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCDIV001||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCDIV002||Work within a community development framework|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCCSM005||Develop facilitate and review all aspects of case management|
|CHCDEV002||Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs|
|CHCYTH001||Engage respectfully with young people|
|CHCYTH002||Work effectively with young people in youth work context|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCYTH005||Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs|
|CHCYTH008||Support young people to take collective action|
|CHCYTH009||Support youth programs|
|CHCYTH010||Provide services for young people appropriate to the needs and circumstances|
|CHCYTH012||Manage service response to young people in crisis|
|CHCGRP002||Plan and conduct group activities|
Enrolment to this youth work program is for a maximum of 24 months. Within this time, students must demonstrate ongoing progression towards completion and aim to complete the modules by the nominated completion data. However, an extension for assessment may be awarded at the trainer’s discretion.
This course requires students to undertake a minimum of 120 hours in an approved community service organisation.
Community Service Organisations may include:
• Centre-based work: such as – drop-in centres and neighbourhood centres
• Community organizations and recreational facilities
• Housing and residential services
• Homelessness services and youth refuge
• Outreach and home visits
All students are required to use a computer or tablet with access to the internet and a program that can open and edit Word documents (this does not have to be Microsoft Office).
This youth work course is delivered by the online learning system, which does not require physical attendance to class. However, students have to keep in contact with their Educator and attend phone and/or web meetings to complete some of the course’s practical components.
Online learning allows the flexibility of completing this youth course at the students’ pace at times that suit their work and other life commitments. Students can work on their course anytime, anywhere with the support of their industry-experienced Educator through phone and email communication.
Distance learning offers the same amount of convenience and flexibility as online or blended learning. The only difference is that instead of studying online, students will be studying via workbooks. Distance learning is perfect for students who prefer to have hard copy resources. However, participants wishing to complete their qualification via distance instead of online will incur additional material and postage fees up to the value of $25.00 per unit.
Individuals who have lots of experience and skills but have no formal qualification can consider the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Through this process, you can demonstrate that you currently have the required skills and knowledge for particular units/qualifications within the industry that you are experienced. RPL focuses on one’s life and work experiences and how they meet the criteria of the national qualifications.
To find out more about RPL, contact us and one of our course advisors will reach out to you to discuss the RPL process.
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Completion of this youth worker program results in a Nationally Recognised Qualification that is compliant with the AQF standards and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations. It is offered by MumsInc; a division of Grow Training Group, RTO Provider 45109.
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