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Gain the skills to embark on a career in Child, Youth and Family Intervention.
Our Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills to people who are wanting to work with youth and families in the child protection sector.
During the course, you will develop the skills you need to work with at-risk youth and families, as well as vulnerable individuals with the aim of improving their lives.
This course is suited to those who want to make a real difference to the community.
This is a Free TAFE course
Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.
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Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
Use communication to build relationships
Confirm client developmental status
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Work legally and ethically
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
Work within a practice framework
Participate in workplace health and safety
Facilitate responsible behaviour
Work effectively in trauma informed care
Provide primary residential care
Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs
Manage personal stressors in the work environment
| Code || Name |
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery |
|CHCCCS016||Respond to client needs|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCPRT003||Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people|
|CHCPRT005||Work within a practice framework|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|
|CHCPRT009||Provide primary residential care |
|CHCPRT010||Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs |
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
There are no entry requirements specified in the Training Package for this qualification. However, Holmesglen requires applicants to the course to be over 18 years of age.
Applicants need to complete a literacy, language and numeracy test and be deemed to have the appropriate LLN skills to complete the course.
While completing this course, our dedicated placement officers will find you one 120-hour practical placement at a child protection agency.
Learners will also be required to obtain a Working With Children Check and a satisfactory current National Police Check for successful completion of this course.
Applicants are required to undertake a BKSB Literacy and numeracy test during the course entry application process to provide an assessment of the relevant literacy and numeracy level and needs of the individual learner.
It is expected that the learner will reach an exit level 2, to cope satisfactorily with their studies without additional support.
Candidates for this course are required to attend an interview when applying for the CHC40313 Certificate IV Child, Youth and family Intervention (Residential and out of home care).
At the interview the candidate completes a written task requiring them to interpret and reflect on a community sector based scenario to assess their comprehension, analytical and literacy skills.
The candidate is also screened with regard to their suitability to undertake this program, the career outcomes they are seeking and their ability to complete the program with consideration to their general wellbeing and support that they may need during the course to assist the successful completion of the qualification.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
Upon completion, you will receive the CHC40313 Certificate IV Child, Youth and Family Intervention
Students that successfully complete the CHC40313 Certificate IV Child, Youth and family Intervention (Residential and out of home care) have the option to pathway to a number of Diploma qualifications offered within the Social Science Department and may be eligible to receive credit transfers.
- Residential Worker
- Outreach Worker
- Family Support Worker
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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