CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Make a Difference in the Lives of the Vulnerable Youth. Become a Qualified Youth Worker

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.

A diverse group of six young adults cheerfully raising their arms in a display of happiness and teamwork, embodying the spirit of youth work.
Start Date
Start anytime.
Duration
Study for a minimum of 19 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
Delivery
100% online with 160 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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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 Fees Include

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Institute

Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

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.

About The Course

Shape a Brighter Future for the Australian Youth: Your Career Path in Youth Work Begins Here

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. 

This comprehensive certificate course covers a range of essential units, providing you with the knowledge and skills to make a real impact. You'll delve into the heart of youth work, exploring topics such as 'Engage Respectfully with Young People', 'Work Effectively with Young People in the Youth Work Context', and 'Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk'. These units are designed to equip you with a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities of working with young people. You'll also gain insights into 'Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety', ensuring you're prepared to work inclusively and respectfully with all communities.

The course also includes practical units like 'Provide Services to Young People Appropriate to Their Needs and Circumstances' and 'Work with People Experiencing or at Risk of Homelessness', which will prepare you for real-world situations. These units are crucial in developing your ability to provide effective support and make a lasting difference in the lives of young people.

Upon completing this course, a wide range of career opportunities open up for you. You can embark on roles such as Youth Worker, Community Development Worker, Youth Case Worker, or Residential Care Worker. These roles are not just jobs but opportunities to shape lives and contribute positively to society. Are you ready to embark on this life-changing journey? Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in youth work. Enquire today and start making a difference in the lives of young people.

Testimonials

"Fantastic! Enrolling myself in the diploma and heading down the online path was daunting at first, especially juggling work and kids, but I was pleasantly surprised how user-friendly the whole course has been. The course content is easy to follow and manage. You do need good time management and motivation to stay on track, however the student support has been fantastic.” - Lucinda

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