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Be a change-maker

You will gain specialised skills to support youth aged 12 to 25 and help them realise their potential. You will learn to help young people develop their identity and a sense of belonging in our community and to make informed decisions about their lives. We will teach you to develop programs to meet social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs. This course is designed to be simple, flexible and relevant to the needs of the industry, with an emphasis on practical youth services work both on and off campus. Course details

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Bracken Ridge, Loganlea

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 1 year / up to 5 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $8,400

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

No matter your question,
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How to enrol

Leesa Eggmolesse

The teachers were beyond supportive

"The teachers were beyond supportive. They genuinely wanted us all to succeed in the course so they did everything possible to make it happen. The classes were so much more enjoyable because the teachers created an environment where everyone was comfortable and could voice their opinions and concerns whenever they felt the need to."

Leesa Eggmolesse
Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work

Course snapshot

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Bracken Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
Loganlea 10 Jul 2017 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry requirements however TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • Prior to commencing Vocational Placement students will be required to have a Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children issued by the Queensland government. Information can be found here.

Location/s

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Placement

Vocational Placement

Students will be required to complete Vocational Placement in a youth organisation. This program contains 240 hours of Vocational Placement.

Students will be required to meet with the Vocational Placement Officer prior to commencing vocational placement.

The minimum age for placement with the Youth Sector is generally 22 years of age. Placement opportunities for persons under 22 years are limited within the industry. Whilst students in this age cohort are still encouraged to enrol in the program, they must consult early with the Program Co-ordinator and Vocational Placement Officer for assistance in obtaining appropriate vocational placement.

To be eligible to attend placement, students must have a Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children.

Vocational Placement is a vital component of the program and preparation for working in the field.

Important Information

Please be aware in some instances organisations may require students to undertake a Federal Police Check (cost $42) and or apply for a Blue Card for placement.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Stage 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Core
CHCDEV002 Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services Core
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people Core
CHCYTH002 Work effectively with young people in the youth work context Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCYTH008 Support young people to take collective action Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCYTH012 Manage service response to young people in crisis Core
M00VPC120 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme
Stage 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs Core
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Core
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities Core
CHCPRT015 Respond to needs of youth justice clients Elective
CHCYTH009 Support youth programs Core
CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances Elective
CHCYTH006 Work with young people to establish support networks Elective
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide Elective
VPC121 Vocational placement 120 hours Year 2 Vocational Placement Scheme

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$8,400

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), OR
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

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Additional Costs

Students can access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work

Job prospects

  • Residential Care Officer
  • Youth Worker
  • Community Worker

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Leesa Eggmolesse

The teachers were beyond supportive

"The teachers were beyond supportive. They genuinely wanted us all to succeed in the course so they did everything possible to make it happen. The classes were so much more enjoyable because the teachers created an environment where everyone was comfortable and could voice their opinions and concerns whenever they felt the need to."

Leesa Eggmolesse
Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this to TAFE Queensland.

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? You're ready to enrol

 

Apply through QTAC

Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

More about applying through QTAC

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

More about RPL

 

Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

More about orientation

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 4 April 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available