CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

National code: CHC40413 | WA course code: J592 | CRICOS code: 085168F

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

About this course

If you want to help create brighter futures for young people and want to make a difference, then CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work is a great starting point. This course will teach you how to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people while working to legal and ethical requirements. You will learn to look after the holistic welfare of children and teenagers, including their safety, emotional health and social connectivity by implementing intervention strategies and facilitating a range of community based programs.

You will acquire a wide range of skills during your studies such as:

  • how to listen and understand young people’s problems taking into account their background and circumstances
  • how to interact and work with the families and guardians of children and teens
  • how to understand and work with a variety of cultural perspectives, and promote the health and safety of young people living in communities
  • how to build trust and establish relationships to encourage youth participation so that you can help young people to connect with people and communities that will have a positive and healthy impact on their lives
  • how to respond to critical situations, and work with youth who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness
  • how to understand, work with and support young people struggling with mental health issues.

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

If you wish to further your studies, you can enrol into CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

​Please select a campus below and press the Download Course Flyer button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.

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Tuition fees

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If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Students are required to provide an overseas police clearance from their home country prior to arrival in Australia. This must be provided to College staff at Orientation before the course commences.

A Working with Children (WWC) and Senior First Aid certificate is also required before the first work placement starts.

Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.

Career opportunities

  • Community Worker
  • Youth Worker
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