Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Youth Work

CHC40413

Hawthorn, Wantirna

This starter certificate explores trust and relationship building strategies and prepares you for a career working with children and teenagers at risk.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Youth Work with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $2,940*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $11,690*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified March 3, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, Year 12, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Youth Work with Swinburne University of Technology, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 18 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

14 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work within a community development framework
    CHCCDE003

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Plan and conduct group activities
    CHCGRP002

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCPRT001

  • Engage respectfully with young people
    CHCYTH001

  • Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
    CHCYTH002

  • Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
    CHCYTH003

  • Respond to critical situations
    CHCYTH004

  • Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
    CHCYTH010

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Confirm client developmental status
    CHCDEV001

  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV001

  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
    CHCSOH001

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
218
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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