Diploma of Youth Work

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Hader Institute of Education
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    Hader Institute of Education (RTO: 45162)

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  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    18 months

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Youth Worker | Youth Health Worker | Community Care Worker | Community Development Youth Worker | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    If you possess great communication skills and are an empathic person who enjoys helping others live their best lives, then this CHC50421 Diploma of Youth Work qualification from Hader Institute of Education could set you on the path to a successful and rewarding career.

    This course is designed to provide you with all the required knowledge as well as initial experience required to become an effective youth support worker, and will teach you essential skills in the field such as how to develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management, how to identify and respond to children and young people at risk, how to work effectively with young people in youth work context, how to manage service response to young people in crisis and how to provide services for young people and their needs and circumstances.

    This online course consists of three hours per week of online classroom sessions, 22 hours per week of structured self-paced study and seven one-on-one online skills development and practice sessions, as well as 100 hours of practical work placement, and will see you ready to commence working in one of many youth-support roles available nationally within 12 months.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Student entry requirements:

    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School Year 12 or has completed an AQF Certificate IV in Youth Work.
    • Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to recording workplace documents including reading and writing detailed reports, case notes, reports  and other documents, interpreting workplace policy and procedure and reporting hazards. Learners are  required to pass an online LLN assessment test  
    • Be capable of completing 100 hours of work placement in a suitable health facility.
    • Have sound computer skills to navigate simple software to complete the online component of this course and  must be able to use intermediate level Word features in order to produce and present word-processed  documents/ reports.
    • Have access to a laptop and internet to complete this online course.
    • Have a valid Working with Children Check (or be prepared to obtain this prior to work placement)
    • Have a valid Police Check (or be prepared to obtain this prior to work placement)
    • Have the required immunisations, including COVID-19 vaccination, as required to attend the placement facility. Please note, additional immunisations may be required given Government or placement facility's health policy changes.
    • These entry requirements will be confirmed through information collected on the enrolment form and during the enrolment interview.
  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CHC50421 Diploma of Youth Work qualification from Hader Institute of Education, you may study the following subjects:

    Core Units

    • CHCCCS007 - Develop and implement service programs
    • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
    • CHCCSM013 - Facilitate and review case management (100 hours work placement)
    • CHCDEV005 - Analyse impacts of sociological factors on people in community work and services (100 hours work placement)
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCGRP002 - Plan and conduct group activities
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
    • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    • CHCPRT025 - Identify and report children and young people at risk
    • CHCYTH013 - Engage respectfully with young people
    • CHCYTH014 - Work effectively with young people in youth work context
    • CHCYTH021 - Support youth programs
    • CHCYTH024 - Manage service response to young people in crisis
    • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety

    Elective Units

    • CHCYTH022 - Provide services for the needs and circumstances of young people (Group A: Practice Elective)
    • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs (Group B)
    • CHCCCS016 - Respond to client needs (Group B)
    • CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (Group B)
    • CHCYTH020 - Support young people to take collective action (Group B)
  • Why Hader Institute of Education?

    Hader Institute of Education (RTO 45162) are leading online educators providing training services to individuals who want to pursue a career in Mental Health, Youth work, Community Services, Alcohol and other Drugs and Counselling programs.

    Courses are offered online and can be accessed anywhere in Australia through your home computer.

    Hader Institute of Education's online trainer & assessors are qualified, dedicated professionals who have current industry experience and qualifications in a range of industries. Their industry experience is continually up to date by participating in professional development activities, therefore giving learners the best practical industry experience.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC50421 Diploma of Youth Work qualification from Hader Institute of Education. You will have all the required skills and be fully qualified to commence working in one of many youth support roles available nationally across a range of different organisations.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in youth work could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Community Worker, Youth Worker, Community Development Youth Worker, Indigenous Youth Worker, Recreational Youth Activities Worker, Residential Support Worker, Youth and Family Services Officer.

  • Let's talk price

    Total cost of this course is $7,995.

    You have an option of paying up-front, or you can take advantage of Hader Institute's interest-free payment plans starting from as little as $72 per week.

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