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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

CHC50413

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 18 months

Campus:

Moorabbin

The Diploma of Youth Work and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other drugs will provides students theories, models, interventions and practical skills within the area of youth work and alcohol and other drugs.

In this course, you will develop an understanding of issues affecting disadvantaged and diverse young people, and gain the skills you'll need to work with young people and their families.

You'll also learn case management models that will assist in working collaboratively with other community and health agencies to meet client needs.

This course aims to give you practical and real world experience working with young people. In second semester, you will complete a project that will take you out of the classroom and provide you with an opportunity to work with young people, enabling you to develop and participate in running group sessions to help engage and build rapport with them. These are crucial skills for youth workers.

In your final semester, you will complete a 160 hour placement. We have a dedicated placement team who will find a placement for you.

The team will have a one on one interview with you to discover your key areas of interest and to make sure that the placement selected helps you get the most out of the experience.


Course structure

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

This course incorporates a minimum of 160 hours on the job field placement.

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

CHCCCS007

Develop and implement service programs

CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCDEV002

Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services

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

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

CHCYTH008

Support young people to take collective action

CHCYTH009

Support youth programs

CHCYTH012

Manage service response to young people in crisis

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

CHCCDE003

Work within a community development framework

CHCYTH003

Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH010

Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances


Entry requirements

VCE or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age and away from formal study for at least one year.

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

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.

- Online course questionnaire
- Interview process

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

After completing this course, you will receive the nationally accredited CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work and CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs.

PATHWAYS

You can further your studies at university with a degree in youth work or community services.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Case manager
- Coordinator youth and family services
- Coordinator youth services
- Program manager
- Senior case worker
- Senior youth worker
- Youth work team leader


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

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

$7,343.00

Government subsidised

$3,004.00

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.

VET Student Loans are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Community Services Open Days

Visit us at Open day at our Child, Youth and Family Intervention 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 and families, in the child protection sector.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

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 campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

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 campus information session for details regarding the Diploma of Community Services (day time or evening delivery).

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the Diploma of Counselling offered at Holmesglen. Our information sessions will be facilitated by a Social Science teacher and each session will cover: -application process -contact hours -course structure -career opportunities Attendees will 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.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley 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.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 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.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 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, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 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, 09 May - bookings essential.

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.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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