CHC40413

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Certificate IV in Youth Work

The online CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work course offered through Open Colleges provides a framework for working with, supporting and empowering children and young people.

This comprehensive certificate program will guide you through the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people, as well as how to work effectively with community services, and anticipate and respond to potentially critical situations.

You will gain an understanding of duty-of-care responsibilities, as well as the skills to help young people identify and self-manage some of the challenging issues they face.

Practical component

Students are required to undertake a work placement of 120 hours in order to demonstrate their competencies in the practical components of the course work.

CHC40413 Open Colleges Career FAQs

in partnership with Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT)
  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Maximum 18 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime – start anytime!
  • Awarded by:
    ICM Training (RTO: 90197)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Community Worker | Youth Worker | Community Development Youth Worker | Indigenous Youth Worker | Recreational Youth Activities Worker | View All

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Course Rundown

The online CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work course offered through Open Colleges provides a framework for working with, supporting and empowering children and young people.

This comprehensive certificate program will guide you through the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people, as well as how to work effectively with community services, and anticipate and respond to potentially critical situations.

You will gain an understanding of duty-of-care responsibilities, as well as the skills to help young people identify and self-manage some of the challenging issues they face.

Practical component

Students are required to undertake a work placement of 120 hours in order to demonstrate their competencies in the practical components of the course work.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a certificate III level qualification or higher; OR
  • Have at least two years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires written documentation and communication.

Age requirements:

Students are required to be at least 18 years of age.

English proficiency:

  • Entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level; or
  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Computing:

  • You will need access to a reliable computer and an internet connections, as well as basic computer skills.

Physical requirements:

  • A basic level of fitness is required as you may be required to support clients with daily living skills such as personal care, shopping, cleaning and recreational activities. 
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid requires you to undertake Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) continuously for a minimum of 2 minutes while kneeling on the floor. 

First aid:

The unit HLTAID011 Apply first aid (or its equivalent) is not delivered by Open Colleges. This unit can be satisfied via the completion of the nationally recognised unit of competency or its equivalent offered by an approved provider. You will need to provide a certified copy of a current certificate or Statement of Attainment to be provided credit for this unit.

In this youth work course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • CHCYTH002 - Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
  • CHCYTH001 - Engage respectfully with young people
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • CHCYTH011 - Work effectively with young people and their families
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships Your Structured Workplace -
  • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCYTH010 - Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
  • CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCYTH004 - Respond to critical situations
  • CHCSOH001 - Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCYTH003 - Support young people to create opportunities in their lives
  • CHCCDE003 - Work within a community development framework
  • CHCGRP002 - Plan and conduct group activities

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.

When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists.

Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work from Open Colleges awarded by Integrated Care and Management Training. 

Curious about where a career in social work could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences:

Pay in Full

  • Pay up-front and receive a 10% discount

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

  • Pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan

Payment Plan

  • Pay in weekly or fortnightly instalments.
  • All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

Zip Money Payment Plan

  • Select a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (depending on the course you enrol in)

BPAY available

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