TrainSmart Australia

Diploma of Youth Work

CHC50421TrainSmart Australia (RTO 51771)
12 monthsfull-time
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Why study this course

  • Build the interpersonal, listening and organisational skills and resilience needed for a role as a Youth Worker
  • Learn to build relationships, mentor and promote the wellbeing of young people, and to develop youth programs and events
  • Explore the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Youth Worker, Support Worker, Case Manager, Teacher's Aide, and 3 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of a Certificate IV qualification (or higher); OR
  • Completion of the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Develop and implement service programs
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situation
  • Plan and conduct group activities
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Support young people to take collective action
  • Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

Enquire with TrainSmart Australia to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with TrainSmart Australia to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TrainSmart Australia can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

During this course, you will complete 200 hours of work placement.

Enquire with TrainSmart Australia to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with TrainSmart Australia, you will:

  • Access support via Skype, phone or email
  • Have regular contact with trainers so that you can ask questions and they can help you stay motivated and inspired
  • Benefit from access to free career counselling from trained career advisors
  • Learn from trainers who are experts in their industry and are committed to supporting you during your studies

Find out more about this course

TrainSmart Australia

Diploma of Youth WorkCHC50421

You may wish to discuss the following with TrainSmart Australia:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements

Submit an enquiry direct to TrainSmart Australia.

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Diploma of Youth WorkCHC50421

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