Certificate IV in Youth Work CHC40421

Pursue a rewarding career as a youth worker with the CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work. This nationally recognised qualification teaches skills in communication, mental health support, and tailored services to empower young people in various settings.
Course Provider
Hader Institute of Education
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Self Paced Study

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Upfront payment or flexible interest free payment plan options available starting from $53 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
12 months with self-paced learning.
This is a blended course with all modules delivered online + 80 hours of work placement.
Career Outcomes
  • Youth Worker
Course Modules

Core Units 

  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 
  • CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence 
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 
  • CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities (Workplace demonstration)
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 
  • CHCMHS007 Work effectively in trauma informed care 
  • CHCPRT025 Identify and report children and young people at risk (Workplace demonstration) 
  • CHCYTH013 Engage respectfully with young people (Workplace demonstration) 
  • CHCYTH014 Work effectively with young people in youth work context (Work-place demonstration) 
  • CHCYTH015 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives (Work-place demonstration) 
  • CHCYTH016 Respond to critical situations (Workplace demonstration)
  • CHCYTH022 Provide services for the needs and circumstances of young people (Workplace demonstration) 
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (Workplace demonstration) 

Elective Units 

  • CHCCDE019 Work within a community development framework 
  • CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
Course Fees Include
Work Placement

This course includes 80 hours of work placement.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

This course is eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL considers the knowledge and skills you have gained through your previous education and work history, attributing this to your enrolled qualification course. This may be through formal or informal training and can result in credits towards your qualification. For more information submit an enquiry to speak with a course advisor.

Learning Support

You will be supported throughout your course and will gain access to administration support, guidance service, and a trainer with extensive experience and expertise in the course content and industry sector.

Course Entry Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School Year 12 or has completed an AQF Certificate IV level qualification.
  • Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to recording workplace documents including reading and writing detailed reports, case notes, reports and other documents, interpreting workplace policy and procedure and reporting hazards. Learners are required to pass an online LLN assessment test at or above level 3 in reading, writing and numeracy.
  • Have sound computer skills to navigate simple software to complete the online component of this course and must be able to use intermediate level Word features in order produce and present word-processed documents/ reports.
  • Have access to a laptop and internet to complete this online course.
  • This course does not accept International Students.

Note: Entry requirements will be confirmed through information collected on the online application and during the enrolment interview.

Giving back to your community can be very rewarding

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people? Our CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work is tailored to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to support and empower the youth. Upon graduation, you’ll be fully prepared to develop and execute programs that cater to their social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental, and protection needs.

Embark on a fulfilling career as a Youth Worker, where you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of young individuals. Join us now and become a catalyst for positive change in the youth community!

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work is tailored to individuals taking on the crucial role of developing and leading programs for young people within community-based initiatives. These programs are thoughtfully designed to cater to a wide spectrum of needs, including social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental, and protection aspects.

Graduates of this CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work will be equipped to take on roles in community, government, and youth sector agencies. As professionals, they will shoulder the responsibility of implementing the policies and guidelines set by their employing organisation. Enjoying a significant degree of autonomy, workers will have the freedom to make informed decisions while operating under the indirect supervision of a manager.

What you will learn?

In this CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work, you will gain the skills and knowledge to create and lead programs for young individuals within various community-based settings. These programs are specifically designed to cater to the diverse needs of young people, addressing aspects such as social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental, and protection needs.

Flexible and supportive learning

The CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work offers a flexible blended online delivery model to accommodate your schedule and learning preferences. It includes various interactive components to enhance your learning experience.

You’ll participate in Trainer-led synchronous online Zoom classroom sessions, totaling 3 hours per week during evening hours. Additionally, you’ll have the valuable opportunity for monthly one-on-one mentoring sessions with your trainer via Zoom or phone.

In addition to the interactive sessions, you’ll be required to dedicate 15 hours per week to structured self-paced study. This will allow you to progress at your own pace and gain a comprehensive understanding of the CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work material.

With Hader Institute's blended online delivery model, you can confidently pursue your educational goals while maintaining flexibility and convenience in your learning journey

Who is responsible for your training?

Hader Institute of Education is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this CHC40421 Certificate in Youth Work and for the issuance of all Australian Qualification Framework certificates.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Hader Institute of Education

At Hader Institute of Education (RTO 45162), they recognise that education is the pathway to opportunity. As the leading online education and training provider to individuals wanting to pursue a career in Mental Health, Alcohol and other Drugs, and Counselling, they take this responsibility seriously. Mental and substance use disorder doesn’t just affect the individual, but also the wider community. As an institution that cares deeply about their fellow humans, Hader Institute of Education shows up in the education sector wholeheartedly, with a desire to create positive and lasting change. Their institution is relatively new. They knew that starting an organization at this time came with a responsibility to look beyond "business-as-usual." That’s why Hader Institute of Education is using their business to create the kind of positive change that society truly needs. This goes directly to who they are at Hader Institute of Education and why they exist - they believe in a future where everyone feels included, connected, valued, and belongs. This belief inspires their mission…through learning, community, and support, Hader Institute of Education is here to empower people to help each other on their paths to discovery and transformation. By focusing their efforts on supporting good mental health and wellbeing – through their people, learners, their industry, and the wider community – they help each other on their paths to self-discovery; together building a connected and inclusive future where they all belong. Right now, we live in times of crisis, uncertainty, and for many, self-doubt. But these times are also filled with great opportunities; to rise to the challenges we face and to demonstrate what human endeavor can achieve, especially when we work together. This is the kind of stuff that dreams are made of. When Hader Institute of Education helps people take control of their lives, they open the door to self-belief. The magic happens here. It’s where the impossible becomes possible and where people connect to the power of their dreams. If ever there was a need for people to dream of a better, more connected, and inclusive future, now is that time. If this connects with you, then come and join Hader Institute of Education's community of fellow dreamers. ‍ Together, let’s make a difference, today.
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