CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Passionate about helping the vulnerable youth? Do you see yourself as a mentor and guide for the next generation? Are you looking for a way to turn your passion for helping youth into a fulfilling career? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work will help you build the stepping stones to kickstart a rewarding career in youth work and make a positive difference in their lives.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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100% online with 160 hours of work placement.

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Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 19 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 160 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Community Development Youth Worker 
  • Indigenous Youth Worker 
  • Recreational Youth Activities Worker 
  • Residential Support Worker 
  • Youth and Family Services Officer 
  • Youth Case Worker 
  • Youth Housing Support Worker 
  • Youth Worker
Course Modules
  1. CHCCOM002 Use Communication to Build Relationships
  2. CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People
  3. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety
  4. CHCLEG001 Work Legally and Ethically
  5. HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health and Safety
  6. CHCCDE019 Work Within a Community Development Framework
  7. CHCMHS001 Work with People with Mental Health Issues
  8. CHCYTH013 Engage Respectfully with Young People

Work Placement Preparation

  1. CHCYTH014 Work Effectively with Young People in the Youth Work Context
  2. CHCCCS004 Assess Co-existing Needs
  3. CHCYTH022 Provide Services for Young People Appropriate to Their Needs and Circumstances
  4. CHCYTH015 Support Young People to Create Opportunities in Their Lives
  5. CHCGRP002 Plan and Conduct Group Activities

Work Placement Approval Module

  1. CHCPRT025 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
  2. CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care
  3. CHCDFV001 Recognise and Respond Appropriately to Domestic and Family Violence
  4. CHCYTH016 Respond to Critical Situations

Work Placement

Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

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Payment Options
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

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

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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