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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

Do you want to make a lifelong difference at the start of life?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Youth Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, youth support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the youth sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with youth at risk, assisting collective action, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This course follows on from the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services and can be achieved within 1 semester. If you have completed the CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services course you may wish to complete the additional units in this qualification to specialise in youth work.
   

This course is available for online study.

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Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

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Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

   

  • Completion of CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services is required prior to commencing this course.
  • In addition, the industry preference is that students are over 21 years of age as there is a requirement for graduates to work maturely with clients.
Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

This course has a mandatory work placement component that all students must complete. South Metropolitan TAFE will assist students in finding a suitable work placement by working with our industry partners. Please be aware that industries and employers have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which has meant that some work placements have been cancelled, put on hold or student places significantly reduced. While every effort is being made to work with our industry partners to secure work placements during this unprecedented time, there may be delays in students being placed. As a result of these delays some students may take longer than the expected time to complete their course. Lecturing staff will keep all students up to date, and will inform students if this may affect them and cause a delay in finishing their course.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Armadale - Part Time-Self Paced

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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 
Rockingham - Workplace-Traineeship

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This course is available to workers in industry. 

Semester 1

Armadale - Full Time-Classroom

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Ready to get started? You can apply online now to study this course.

Semester 2

Armadale - Full Time-Classroom

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  
Murdoch - Full Time-Classroom

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Ready to get started? You can apply online now to study this course.

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Page last updated October 22, 2020