Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Course Code: CHC40313
Study Area:
Community Services


Start Date - 27 May 2019

End Date - 13 December 2019

The total program is delivered over one semester (6 months). A mandatory Placement Block will run from the 28th October – 6th December. During this time students will be provided with a work placement and must complete 120 hours – students must be available to undertake these hours working full time. Applicants will be required to successfully obtain and clear National Police Check (NPC) and Working With Children’s Check (WWCC). Under current community services legislative requirements for workers all participants must have no disclosures. This qualification reflects the role of those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.


Campus
 
  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Total number of units = 16 • 10 core units • 6 elective units, of which: • at least 4 units must be selected from the listed electives • up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation in residential and out of home care, or family support. Packaging Rules for each specialisation: - All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out of home care) - All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family support) - All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. CHCMHS007 Work effectively in in trauma informed care CHCMHS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour CHCPRT009 Provide primary residential care CHCPRT010 Work with Children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCLEG001 Work legally & ethically CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships CHCPRT005 Work within a practice framework HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status CHCEDU009 Provide parenting health and well-being education CHCFAM009 Facilitate family intervention strategies

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • • Residential Care worker • Family Support / prevention worker • Case support worker • Child protection or Youth support worker

Prerequisites
  • Attended an individual interview. Complete a questionnaire. Complete an Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.

How to apply
 
Direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Attend an individual interview. Complete a questionnaire. Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • • Short answer questions • Case studies • Observations and demonstrations • Assignments • Research and projects

Learning options
  • Blended delivery (weekly online self-directed learning /weekly face-to-face sessions).

Key study areas
 
• Communication skills • Law • Practice frameworks • Service planning and development • Family interventions • Responding to behaviour • Health and safety • Health and well-being

Further study opportunities
  • • Diploma of Community Services • Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$0.00
Concession - average total course fee*$0.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$6,493.80
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$0.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


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