This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies and workers will be responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation, and largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Entry Requirements:

Entrance requirements vary between providers.


18 units: 14 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work within a community development framework; Use targeted communication skills to build relationship; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Work effectively with young people in youth work context; Support young people to create opportunities in their lives; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; plus more. Electives: Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector; Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness; Undertake outreach work; Undertake case management; plus more.

Related Careers:

Community Worker, Youth Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burleigh Waters No info No Online
Burleigh Waters No info No
Burleigh Waters No info No
Burleigh Waters No info No Part time
Established in 2009, Developing Personnel Training & Consultancy is a Registered Training Organisation based on the Sunshine Coast, delivering face to face courses QLD and Nationally Online. DP Training offers courses for the business, community services and health sectors. Qualifications are offered from a Certificate III to a Diploma level in addition to short courses and professional development workshops. With flexible training delivery options including e-learning, face to face classroom, on-site, correspondence delivery and group training workshops are available.

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