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Study Youth Work

Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and young peoples lives? Studying Youth work will equip you with the knowledge and skills to gain employment supporting vulnerable children and young people in the community.

Course Overview

Cert IV in Youth Work

The Certificate IV in Youth Work provides students with the qualifications, theoretical skills, practical knowledge and experience to work as a Community Development Worker, Residential Care Worker, Recreational Youth Activities Worker, Youth Case Worker, Youth Worker or Youth and Family Service Worker.

During this course you will learn how to develop and facilitate programs for young people addressing their social, behavioural, welfare, developmental and protection needs. You will also have a chance to complete practical placement in the industry to enhance your confidence and capability when entering the workforce.

Upon graduating you will have gained the skills and experience to work with diverse people, you will be confident planning and running group activities and be capable of responding to crisis situations. Completing the Certificate IV in Youth Work will qualify you to be employed as a youth worker in a number of settings including neighbourhood centres, residential settings, migrant support services, and with young people at risk.

Diploma of Youth Work

The Diploma of Youth Work provides students with the qualifications, theoretical skills, practical knowledge and experience to work as a Case Manager, Coordinator of Youth and Family Services, Senior Youth Worker, Youth Work Team Leader, Program Manager or Senior Case Worker.

During this course you will learn how to conduct group activities, manage case loads and develop and implement procedures to help young people address their needs. You will also gain the practical knowledge to identify and respond to people in crisis.

Upon graduation you will have gained knowledge and experience developing and monitoring programs and services helping to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare and development and protection needs of young people. Completing the Diploma of Youth Work will allow you to seek employment as a Youth Worker in a variety of community settings, or in government and welfare agencies to support the goals of young people.

Youth Work Courses

Course Duration

Certificate IV – 36 weeks

Diploma – 60 weeks

Package – 96 weeks

Intake Dates

Monthly

Locations

Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast

Cost

Certificate IV – $7,500

Diploma – $14,000

Package – $17,000

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

Potential Career Pathways: 

Certificate IV

Completing a Certificate IV in Youth Work will equip you the diverse skills to work as a Youth Worker within a number of settings including neighbourhood centres, residential settings, migrant support services, and with young people at risk. 

  • Community Development Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Recreational Youth Activities Worker
  • Youth Case Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Youth and Family Service Worker

Diploma

Completing a Diploma of Youth Work will allow you to seek employment as a Senior Youth Worker in a variety of community settings, or in government and welfare agencies to support the goals of young people. 

  • Case Manager
  • Coordinator of Youth and Family Services
  • Senior Youth Worker
  • Youth Work Team Leader
  • Program Manager
  • Senior Case Worker

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Health and Wellbeing 
  • Bachelor of Psychology  

 

Common Course Requirements

  • You must have completed at least secondary school
  • Minimum IELTS 5.5 (overall score)

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus
Email: [email protected]

Offices

Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

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Study Youth Work was last modified: July 18th, 2019 by Pathway to Aus
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