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CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 State ID: J597
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Make a positive impact in young people's lives

Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

During this course you will learn skills that enable you to respond to young people in crisis and the ability to respond to critical situations as well as the management of finances, work safety and the work environment.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

  • Consultation
  • Training techniques
  • Program planning
  •  Legal and cultural issues
  • Community action
  • Research and policy development

I have the following attributes:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Ability to undertake research and apply myself to self directed activities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Non-judgemental attitude
  • Ability to relate to young people
Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

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.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

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.

Classes run for the first 13 weeks of semester and then 6 weeks of Supervised Field Work commence before returning to class for a final debrief in week 20.

This timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

* Only certain units have a work placement attached to them, and students must demonstrate satisfactory progress in these units in order to be offered a work placement.

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.
Applications for these are not included as part of your course and will incur additional costs. 

On your first day you should bring your confirmation of enrolment, your student ID and stationery (pen and exercise book).

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

Other job titles may include:

  • Case Manager
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Community Education Worker

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.

Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

Study options and next steps

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

Semester 1, 2023

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $320.00 $1,520.00
Concession $400.00 $320.00 $720.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 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 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $295.00 $1,495.00
Concession $400.00 $295.00 $695.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 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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