Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413
State ID: J597
Qualification level: Diploma

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

<h3>Make a lifelong difference at a crucial time in a young person's life.</h3>
<p>When you complete the Diploma of Youth Work you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a youth worker, youth officer, or case worker.</p>
<p>You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, developing and managing youth programs, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, developing and maintaining professional networks, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.</p>
<p>The course is delivered over 12 months and is grouped into 3 stages (approx. 40 weeks) Each stage comprises of a grouping of units which sequentially builds skills and knowledge for the qualification.</p>
<p><strong>Stage 1 </strong>comprises of units relating to workplace safety, compliance, diversity and communication which provide the knowledge and foundation for the remaining units</p>
<p><strong>Stage 2</strong> comprises of units which relate specifically to the specialist areas of these qualifications in the areas of Counselling, Community Development and Youth Work.</p>
<p><strong>Stage 3 </strong>comprises of units that relate to working with complex individuals and managing services for clients in crisis.</p>
<p>You may choose to complete one or two of the Diploma qualifications rather than all three. The options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.</p>
<h3>Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification</h3>
<p>If you choose to enrol in additional units you can gain a dual qualification with one of the below. These options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.centralregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/courses/diploma-community-ser…; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">CHC52015 | Diploma of Community Services<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a></p>
<p>This qualification reflects the roles of community services and case management workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.centralregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/courses/diploma-counselling&q…; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">CHC51015 | Diploma of Counselling<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a><strong> </strong>(*Not a half price qualification)</p>
<p>This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice. </p>
<p>If learners complete all the units on the timetable, plus have completed CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work and CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, they will gain certification in CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling and CHC51413 Diploma of Youth Work.</p>
<h4>Half price fees apply!</h4>

Course description

<h3>Make a lifelong difference at a crucial time in a young person's life.</h3>
<p>When you complete the Diploma of Youth Work you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a youth worker, youth officer, or case worker.</p>
<p>You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, developing and managing youth programs, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, developing and maintaining professional networks, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.</p>
<p>The course is delivered over 12 months and is grouped into 3 stages (approx. 40 weeks) Each stage comprises of a grouping of units which sequentially builds skills and knowledge for the qualification.</p>
<p><strong>Stage 1 </strong>comprises of units relating to workplace safety, compliance, diversity and communication which provide the knowledge and foundation for the remaining units</p>
<p><strong>Stage 2</strong> comprises of units which relate specifically to the specialist areas of these qualifications in the areas of Counselling, Community Development and Youth Work.</p>
<p><strong>Stage 3 </strong>comprises of units that relate to working with complex individuals and managing services for clients in crisis.</p>
<p>You may choose to complete one or two of the Diploma qualifications rather than all three. The options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.</p>
<h3>Enhance your employment options by doing a dual qualification</h3>
<p>If you choose to enrol in additional units you can gain a dual qualification with one of the below. These options are discussed with students prior to enrolling.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.centralregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/courses/diploma-community-ser…; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">CHC52015 | Diploma of Community Services<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a></p>
<p>This qualification reflects the roles of community services and case management workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities. At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.centralregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/courses/diploma-counselling&q…; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">CHC51015 | Diploma of Counselling<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a><strong> </strong>(*Not a half price qualification)</p>
<p>This qualification reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice. </p>
<p>If learners complete all the units on the timetable, plus have completed CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work and CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services, they will gain certification in CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling and CHC51413 Diploma of Youth Work.</p>
<h4>Half price fees apply!</h4>

Campus locations

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Make a positive impact in young people's lives</h3>
<p>Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.</p>
<p>During this course you will learn skills that enable you to <strong>respond to young people in crisis </strong>and the ability to respond to critical situations<strong> </strong>as well as the <strong>management of finances</strong>, work safety and the work environment.</p>
<p>As part of this qualification you will undertake a <strong>supervised work placement </strong>where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.</p>

Course description

<h3>Make a positive impact in young people's lives</h3>
<p>Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.</p>
<p>During this course you will learn skills that enable you to <strong>respond to young people in crisis </strong>and the ability to respond to critical situations<strong> </strong>as well as the <strong>management of finances</strong>, work safety and the work environment.</p>
<p>As part of this qualification you will undertake a <strong>supervised work placement </strong>where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Do you want to make a lifelong difference working with todays youth?</h3>
<p>When you complete the Diploma of Youth Work you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a<strong> youth worker, youth officer, or case worker.</strong></p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
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<li>develop and manage <strong>youth programs</strong></li>
<li>promote social, emotional and <strong>physical wellbeing</strong></li>
<li>respond to <strong>critical situations</strong></li>
<li>work with youth <strong>at risk</strong></li>
<li>assist collective action</li>
<li>develop and maintain professional networks</li>
<li>work with <strong>cultural diversity</strong></li>
<li>ethical behaviour</li>
<li>legal responsibilities</li>
</ul>
<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
<p>Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.</p>
<p class="btn btn-primary d-table"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/communityservicessmtafe">Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page</a></p>
<h4>This course is available for online study.</h4>
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="https://southmetro.uat-dts.dhm.io/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.<br />
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Course description

<h3>Do you want to make a lifelong difference working with todays youth?</h3>
<p>When you complete the Diploma of Youth Work you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a<strong> youth worker, youth officer, or case worker.</strong></p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
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<li>develop and manage <strong>youth programs</strong></li>
<li>promote social, emotional and <strong>physical wellbeing</strong></li>
<li>respond to <strong>critical situations</strong></li>
<li>work with youth <strong>at risk</strong></li>
<li>assist collective action</li>
<li>develop and maintain professional networks</li>
<li>work with <strong>cultural diversity</strong></li>
<li>ethical behaviour</li>
<li>legal responsibilities</li>
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<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
<p>Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.</p>
<p class="btn btn-primary d-table"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/communityservicessmtafe">Community Services at SM TAFE Facebook page</a></p>
<h4>This course is available for online study.</h4>
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<p>Look out for the self-paced option below to apply. Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our <a href="https://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/ecampus">eCampus</a&gt; and instructions for getting started studying this course online.</p>
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="https://southmetro.uat-dts.dhm.io/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.<br />
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