CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work - International

CRICOS Course Code: 103115K

Duration: 74 Weeks

Are you ready to impact the lives of young people? This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work with and support 10 to 25 year olds.
The role of a youth worker is diverse, with many exciting and challenging career opportunities. You'll learn to develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs addressing the social, behavioural, health and welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

What does this mean for you?

Gain the skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the lives of younger people. You'll learn how to facilitate community-based programs and address social and welfare needs. Learn to look after the holistic welfare of children and teenagers, including their safety, emotional health and social connectivity.

What will you learn?

  • How to listen to and understand young people’s problems taking into account their background and circumstances, and support them in the areas they are struggling with
  • The skills to interact and work with the families and guardians of young people, to arrive at the best possible outcomes for your young client’s welfare
  • How to understand and work with a variety of cultural perspectives, and promote the health and safety of young people living in these communities
  • Key relationship and trust building skills
  • How to assess young people, respond to their concerns and link them in with services that will assist them in meeting their needs
  • Encourage youth participation, and help young people to connect with people and communities that will have a positive and healthy impact on their lives
  • How to respond to critical situations, and work with youth who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness
  • How to understand, work with and support young people struggling with mental distress

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Community Development Worker (Youth)
  • Youth and Family Resource Officer
  • Indigenous Youth Worker
  • Youth and Family Service Worker
  • Youth Case Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Recreational Youth Activities Worker
  • Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker
  • Youth Housing Support Worker
  • Support Worker Residential
  • Youth Worker

Delivery and assessment mode:

  • Full time at Jannali
  • Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
  • Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, port folios observation.
  • Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
  • You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class and assessments.

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
120 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check

Units of Competency

  1. CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework
  2. CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
  3. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  4. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  5. CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities
  6. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  7. CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  8. CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  9. CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
  10. CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in youth work context
  11. CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
  12. CHCYTH004 Respond to critical situations
  13. CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to the needs and circumstances
  14. HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  15. CHCAOD004 Assess needs of client with alcohol and other drugs issues
  16. CHCCDE001 Support participative planning processes
  17. CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  18. CHCYTH011 Work effectively with young people and their families
CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work - International

<p><strong>CRICOS Course Code: 103115K</strong></p>

<p>Duration: 74 Weeks</p>

<p>Are you ready to impact the lives of young people? This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to

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