Certificate IV in Youth Work

TrainSmart Australia

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:

Mature age; developed language, literacy and numeracy skills

Structure:

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
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TrainSmart Australia is a Registered Training Organisation approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Students can study a wide range of diploma courses under five TSA Colleges with each one providing tailored learning. Course content is regularly updated to suit the changing requirements of businesses. Qualifications are suitable for professionals who want to upskill or change roles, job seekers looking for a fresh challenge or school leavers who are taking that first step towards studying for their chosen career. More than 25 courses are on offer under five colleges.

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