CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work

 

This qualification covers workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community based programs designed to address the social, behavioral, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and welfare agencies and workers will be:

  • Responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation
  • Largely self directed with fairly autonomous decision making capacity under indirect supervision of a manager

Occupational titles may include:

  • Community development officer
  • Youth and family service worker
  • Youth case worker
  • Residential care worker
  • Youth worker
  • Support worker residential

 

In order to gain the certificate, 18 units must be completed for this qualification, 14 compulsory units and 4 elective units.

Units Include:

CHCCDE003

Work within a community development framework

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCGROUP403D

Plan and conduct group activities

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCYTH001

Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH002

Work effectively with young people in youth work context

CHCYTH003

Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH004

Respond to critical situations

CHCYTH010

Provide services for young people appropriate to the needs and circumstances

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCCCS009

Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCCCS015

Provide individualised support

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

 

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