Australian College of Applied Psychology Pty Limited

Diploma of Youth Work

CHC50413

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Learn how to develop and manage programs in a variety of community, government and welfare settings for the purpose of bringing out the best in young people and giving them a future.

  • $14,355*

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    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Brisbane

    • September 18, 2017

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

    • Blended, In class

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

  • Melbourne

    • September 18, 2017

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

    • Blended, In class

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

  • Sydney

    • September 18, 2017

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

    • Blended, In class

    Blended, 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
Year 12, Certificate IV or higher, 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
Work Placement
210 hours

Course Overview

This course is designed for students who are keen to undertake work in agencies and/or work on programs for young people.

Students learn about young people in society, their development and the issues confronting many young people including family breakdown, homelessness, mental health and juvenile justice. This study includes different types of youth work including case work, community development and program development.

The course includes 210 hours of fully supervised work placement. On successful completion of this course, students are eligible for direct entry into the second year of ACAP’s Bachelor of Social Work with credit for 8 specified units.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Youth Work with Australian College of Applied Psychology Pty Limited, 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 21 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

17 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and implement service programs
    CHCCCS007

  • Develop workplace communication strategies
    CHCCOM003

  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
    CHCCSM005

  • Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
    CHCDEV002

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

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

  • Plan and conduct group activities
    CHCGRP002

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

  • 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 take collective action
    CHCYTH008

  • Support youth programs
    CHCYTH009

  • Manage service response to young people in crisis
    CHCYTH012

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes
    CHCCDE012

  • Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
    CHCMHS006

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs
    CHCYTH005

Course Provider

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) provides learning to both Australian and international students with online, blended and on-campus course delivery and four campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

The college has three student intakes a year.

For students looking for entry into higher education, it's possible to complete a diploma and articulate into one of ACAP's many bachelor degree programs.

Registered
1997
Courses
4
Provider Type
Private
Restrictions

No Restrictions