The Gordon

Certificate IV in Youth Work

CHC40413

Geelong, Werribee

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 The Gordon

  • $1,960*

    + $225 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $6,860*

    + $225 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

*Verified June 16, 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
18 years old, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Interview, Working with children, Information session

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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments, Industry placement, Team projects
Work Placement
210 hours

Course Overview

Would you like to become a professional youth worker in the community services sector?

This course equips you with comprehensive skills and knowledge to work in a range of areas including community, government and education.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Youth Work with The Gordon, 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.

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
    CHCDFV001

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
    CHCSOH001

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
272
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions