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CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 State ID: J592
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Create brighter futures for young people

Complete this qualification and you'll have what it takes to help young people in need. You may find employment in community, government and welfare agencies.

You 'll learn how to create programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements.

During this course you will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

  • Develop and facilitate a range of community based programs
  • Follow legislative and ethical requirements
  • Implement organisational policies and guidelines

I have the following attributes:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • A non-judgemental attitude
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Initiative and leadership qualities, with the ability to relate to young people

Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.

Employer-based training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

This means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of Employer-based training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol in the next intake please email workbased.cp@nmtafe.wa.edu.au .

Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Free in '23  page for further information.

This course may require you to undertake a placement or live works activity in a workplace associated with the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. This means that you may be required to be triple dose vaccinated before commencing your course and/or placement. Please follow instructions/advice provided to you during enrolment/orientation.

If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how here), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on your study option.

On campus delivery

Classes will be run over 3 to 4 days a week, Monday through Friday, with class sessions held between 9:00am and 4:00pm.

All on campus Community Service qualifications are offered through a combined delivery approach, where we make use of both face to face on-campus practical / theory and assessment classes, as well as online / Collaborate (Blackboard) sessions. 

Approximately 80% of theory and assessment is face to face, and the remaining 20% via online / collaborate using our online learning management system Blackboard.

Collaborate sessions, are a live class run online, via Blackboard, our online learning management system.

Collaborate sessions require access to a computer and Wi-Fi; and a set of headphones is recommended. If you do not have your own device or Wi-Fi, you can access the computers in the library on your campus, local libraries and of course Wi-Fi anywhere on campus. The library also has a limited number of devices that students can borrow.

This timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments. 
Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additional costs will be incurred when applying for National Police Clearance, through Australia Post and Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

This list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's  Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Continuous enrolment, 2023

Details
Duration 2 Years
When Continuous enrolment, 2023
Where Leederville
How Traineeship
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $120.00 $120.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Continuous enrolment, 2023
Where Leederville
How Employer-based
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $120.00 $120.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Continuous enrolment, 2023
Where Midland
How Employer-based
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $120.00 $120.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Semester 1, 2023

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $305.00 $305.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Leederville
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $305.00 $305.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,373.76 $300.00 $1,673.76

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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