CHC50421 Diploma of Youth Work

Are you already making a difference in the lives of young people and seeking to elevate your impact? Do you aspire to take on leadership roles in the youth work sector? Are you ready to enhance your skills and knowledge to become a qualified leader in shaping the future of youth? The CHC50421 Diploma of Youth Work is designed for individuals like you who are committed to advancing their career in youth work and stepping into roles that require a deeper understanding and a more strategic approach.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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100% online with 240 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 18 hours per week to complete modules in 24 months.
100% online with 240 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Case Manager 
  • Coordinator Youth and Family Services
  • Coordinator Youth Services 
  • Program Manager 
  • Senior Case Worker 
  • Senior Youth Worker 
  • Youth Team Leader
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. CHCLEG003 Manage Legal and Ethical Compliance
  5. HLTWHS003 Maintain Work Health and Safety
  6. CHCMHS001 Work with People with Mental Health Issues
  7. CHCPRP001 Develop and Maintain Networks and Collaborative Partnerships
  8. CHCDEV005 Analyse Impacts of Sociological Factors on People in Community Work and Services
  9. CHCYTH013 Engage Respectfully with Young People
  10. CHCYTH014 Work Effectively with Young People in the Youth Work Context

Work Placement Preparation

  1. CHCCSL001 Establish and Confirm the Counselling Relationship
  2. CHCCCS004 Assess Co-existing Needs
  3. CHCCCS007 Develop and Implement Service Programs
  4. CHCYTH022 Provide Services for Young People Appropriate to Their Needs and Circumstances
  5. CHCYTH021 Support Youth Programs
  6. CHCGRP002 Plan and Conduct Group Activities

Work Placement Approval Module

  • CHCCSM013 Facilitate and Review Case Management
  • CHCYTH024 Manage Service Response to Young People in Crisis
  • CHCPRT025 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
  • CHCDFV001 Recognise and Respond Appropriately to Domestic and Family Violence
  • CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid*

*Credit Transfer

    • Respond to an emergency situation
    • Apply appropriate first aid procedures ·
    • Communicate details of the incident
    • Review the incident

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
  • Pay upfront and receive big savings on your enrolment.
  • Pay as you go and then get started today and pay off while you study.
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 240 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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