x
  • CHC40413

Certificate IV in Youth Work

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in youth work with this intermediate-level course that will equip you with the skills to start working with young people in the community sooner.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Youth Worker
COURSE OUTCOME

CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Course overview

Course overview

Start working with young people in the community with this mid-level qualification. This course will give you the specialised skills and knowledge to work in a variety of settings.

This course will give you the skills to work with diverse people, plan and run group activities, and to respond to crisis situations. Our highly-experienced teaching staff are leaders in their field and will give you the one-on-one guidance needed to succeed in your studies.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to be employed as a youth worker in a number of settings, including neighbourhood centres, residential settings, migrant support services, and with at risk young people. It will also give you the core skills needed to pursue further studies.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CHCCDE003
Work within a community development framework
CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCGROUP403D
Plan and conduct group activities
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS001
Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCYTH001
Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH002
Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCYTH003
Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
CHCYTH004
Respond to critical situations
CHCYTH010
Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
M00VPC200
Vocational placement
M00VPC120
Vocational placement
M00VPC80
Vocational placement

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CHCMHS001
Work with people with mental health issues
CHCDFV001
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCMHS007
Work effectively in trauma informed care
CHCCCS016
Respond to client needs
CHCFAM009
Facilitate family intervention strategies
CHCEDU009
Provide parenting, health and well-being education
CHCCCS009
Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCPRT009
Provide primary residential care
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
CHCAOD001
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCSOH001
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
CHCDFV001
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCCS016
Respond to client needs
CHCAOD001
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCDFV001
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCCOM001
Provide first point of contact
HLTHIR404D
Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
HLTHIR403C
Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCCD412B
Work within a community development framework
CHCMH411A
Work with people with mental health issues
CHCGRP002
Plan and conduct group activities
CHCCOM403A
Use targeted communication skills to build relationships
CHCCS400C
Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCYTH011
Work effectively with young people and their families
CHCSOH010
Work with clients within the social housing system
CHCSET001
Work with forced migrants
CHCMHS011
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCPRT009
Provide primary residential care
CHCGRP004
Deliver structured programs
CHCPRT002
Support the rights and safety of children and young people
CHCSET002
Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia
CHCGRP001
Support group activities
CHCEDU004
Develop, implement and review sexual and reproductive health education programs
CHCPRT004
Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families
CHCDIS007
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCLLN001
Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
CHCDEV001
Confirm client developmental status
CHCCSM004
Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCDE001
Support participative planning processes
CHCCCS027
Visit client residence
CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support
CHCCCS007
Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS003
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCAOD004
Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Ways to study

Ways to study

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

Money IconUpfront payment

This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

Upfront Payment

Money IconPayment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

Learn more

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Resources required

It is recommended that students purchase a USB storage device to bring to class. Students will be required to access online content as part of this course.  Technical Specifications Prospective students must have the following computer technical specifications before they can access the course materials and participate in the learning program:    Minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels  Windows PC or Apple Mac - please note: portable devices (smartphones, iPads, tablets, slates) do not necessarily support all the features of Connect, our Learning Management System, and may not work properly for submitting assessments  Computer running a minimum of Windows 7 or Apple Macintosh OSX 10.8  Connect has been designed to function on these minimum browser versions: Google Chrome (latest) (highly recommended for students), Firefox (latest), Safari (latest), Internet Explorer 10 - older versions of browsers may not correctly display information  ADSL or Cable Broadband is highly recommended  Audio playback enabled on your computer (many activities use audio interaction)  Students may require a headset with the capacity to listen and talk back (USB connection headsets are known to give superior sound quality) 

Need to know

To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills subsidised price, individuals must;    be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school  permanently reside in Queensland  be an Australian citizen, permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen  not hold, and not enrolled into, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.  

Blue Card: Commission for Children and Young People Act 2000 (Qld) contains a new law to help ensure that people seeking to work with children are suitable. This is called 'the working with children check'. Any person wanting to work in regulated employment, as a paid employee, a volunteer, or a person carrying on a regulated business, will have to fill out a Blue Card application form consenting to a criminal history check prior to his or her appointment or engagement (See ‘Relevant Documents below). Further details can be obtained at the following link for Blue Card Services or by telephone on 1800 688 275 (Free call). Students will be unable to attend Vocational Placement until they hold a valid Blue Card.  To complete the blue card or exemption card application process you will need to:  1. Prepare your application form online from here. Please see this Blue Card and exemption card application information sheet (in relevant documents section) for all details that you will need to complete this document.  2. Download and print a copy of your application once completed.   3. Have your identification documents checked and verified by an authorised  representative from our organisation.  4. Make sure our organisation’s representative has signed the application form, and listed the identification documents sighted  5. Submit your completed application to a TAFE Queensland representative.  Once enrolled the application will be lodged with Blue Card Services for processing and final approval.  It is to your advantage to have a Blue Card before commencing study.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

Learn more

test

Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland