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No two days will be the same in the youth work industry. Our Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention will give you skills to become a child protection or family support worker. You will learn to work with clients at risk to improve their living and emotional circumstances, develop and implement multi-agency investigations, child risk assessment and case management strategies and how to respond to critical situations. Course details

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$10000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Caboolture, Loganlea, South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

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

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $7,650
  • Subsidised $4,164
  • Concession $3,417

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

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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

Study Community Services at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Very few careers can match those of community workers and support services in terms of job fulfilment. It's for those who care for others and includes areas such as counselling, community services, mental health and youth work. TAFE Queensland Brisbane has qualifications that focus on these specialities with training given in a practical way to ensure you are ready and able to start working as a qualified professional.

Course snapshot

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Caboolture 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
Loganlea 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
South Bank 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Direct entry, year 10 or equivalent.

If you're under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

Caboolture
Tallon St
Caboolture QLD 4510

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

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

Vocational Placement is an essential component of this qualification. Students will undertake 240 placement hours in an Community Services facility across varying age ranges from the young child to the older adult, organised by TAFE Queensland Brisbane. This placement will take place after the successful completion of class room activities and prescribed assessments. Students will be required to work the shifts determined by the placement provider and these could include morning, evening and night shifts between Monday and Sunday. Students are expected to have in place strategies to manage family and work commitments in order to meet vocational placement shifts. The vocational placement may be within any Community Services facility within the South East Queensland corner and may include holiday periods.  Students will continue to be assessed against prescribed units of competency undertaken during their vocational placement.  If their assessment results are unsatisfactory they will be deemed not competent against those prescribed units. Students must hold a Blue Card before commencing vocational placement and will also require Child Safety Licensing check.

Important Information

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

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Stage 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Elective
CHCPRT004 Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families Core
CHCPRT005 Work within a practice framework Elective
CHCPRT012 Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their families Elective
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence Elective
CHCPRT010 Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs Core
M00VPC120 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme
Stage 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery Core
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs Core
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
CHCPRT006 Build professional practice and sectoral expertise Core
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs Core
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Elective
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
M00VPC120 Vocational placement 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.

$7,650

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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$4,164

SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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$3,417

CONCESSION

Student Loan Available

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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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, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

 

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • Other restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

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.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

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Additional Costs

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

Outcome

CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Job prospects

  • Family Support Worker
  • Child Health Services Worker
  • Youth 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

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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.

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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 20 September 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$10000 VET Student Loan available