Certificate IV in Youth Work (08)
Durack Institute of Technology, TAFE WA
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This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people. These workers may be employed in community, government and welfare agencies. Workers are responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation, and are largely autonomous under the indirect supervision of a manager.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work within a community development framework; Use targeted communication skills to build relationships; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately; Support client self-management; Engage respectfully with young people; Work effectively with young people in the youth work context; Support young people to create opportunities in their lives; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Contribute to OHS processes; Support young people in crisis; Respond to critical situations. Plus electives
16 units: 11 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, the following elective is recommended: Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.