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Overview

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Course code:

CHC40413

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Full Time: 12 months

Campus:

Moorabbin

This dual Certificate IV in Youth Work and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs will give you practical and real-world experience working with young people.

After building foundation skills in semester one, semester two will see you complete a project that will take you out of the classroom and provide you with an opportunity to work directly with young people.

Supported by our sector-experienced and qualified teachers, you will participate in running group sessions to help engage and build rapport with young people - crucial skills for youth workers.

The course runs for one year and will give you the opportunity to pathway into the Diploma of Youth Work for one semester.

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.

Find out about eligibility

Course structure

ASSESSMENT

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.

SUBJECTS

Code

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

CHCGRP002

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

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCYTH011

Work effectively with young people and their families

Code Name
CHCCDE003Work within a community development framework
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activities
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCYTH001Engage respectfully with young people
CHCYTH002Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCYTH003Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
CHCYTH004Respond to critical situations
CHCYTH010Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCAOD001Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS014Provide brief interventions
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCYTH011Work effectively with young people and their families

Entry requirements

Interview
All applicants are required to attend an interview to assess their suitability to undertake this program, the career outcomes they are seeking and their ability to complete the program with consideration to their general well being and support they may need during the course to assist the successful completion of the qualification.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Please note that in order to complete the practical project and your field placement you will need to obtain:
- A Victorian Police Check
- Working with Children Check.

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion you will receive the CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work and the CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs.

PATHWAYS

Students who complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work can go on and complete the CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Youth worker


How to apply

DIRECT

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RECRUITMENT

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.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$2,914.00

Government subsidised

$1,234.00

Concession

$246.80

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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Community Services Open Days

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you�re interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

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Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you're interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

 

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Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

Passionate about helping individuals who require support due to aging, disability and other reasons? This session will provide you with information about how we can help you provide person-centred support to those who need it. Join us for this presentation and discover the rewards of working with older persons, the benefits of our industry connections and details of our Individual Support course. The session starts promptly at 4pm.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Design, implement and evaluate leisure and health activities. This session will provide you information about our course and how we can support you to be successful as an activities coordinator in a range of settings. Visit us on Open Day for a presentation and short activity, presented by our experienced trainers, highlighting industry placement opportunities and future pathways. The session starts promptly at 4pm.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Visit us at Open day at our Youth Work and Alcohol and Other Drugs session to find out more about how our course is designed to provide you with the right knowledge and skills for a career in this industry. This course is suited to those who want to make a real difference to their community by working with youth.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

A career in community services is your opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Professionals work with respect and passion, and an ongoing desire to improve the lives of those around them. If you�re interested in making your mark, attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015 or the Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions are facilitated by Social Science teachers and will cover the: - Application process - Contact hours - Course structure - Career opportunities Attendees will have time to ask questions and speak one-on-one with a Social Science teacher. We'll also be accepting applications on the night, so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. *We recommend attending the Waverley campus information session if you are interested in our Certificate IV in Community Services or the Moorabbin or City campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (daytime or evening delivery).

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

Attend our information sessions to learn more about our suite of courses in the mental health and alcohol and other drug areas offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions will be facilitated by a Social Science teacher and each session will cover: - Application process - Contact hours for each of the different course options - Course structures available for our Certificate IV and Diploma - Career opportunities Attendees will also have time to ask questions and speak with a Social Science teacher 1 on 1. We'll also be accepting applications on the night so you can apply on the spot for our upcoming intake. This session will cover our Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs, and our Diploma of Mental Health.

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Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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