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.
Certificate 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
Certificate IV – 36 weeks
Diploma – 60 weeks
Package – 96 weeks
Certificate IV – $7,500
Diploma – $14,000
Package – $17,000
The Course Details
Potential Career Pathways:
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
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
Phone 0755 265 900
Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215