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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 24 Months
    160 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Youth Work

If you are passionate about our young generations and want to give back to the community, the Diploma of Youth Work by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this course include: Legal responsibilities, First aid, Diversity and cultural inclusion and many more. Please find a full list of subjects for this qualification in Youth Work further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Diploma of Youth Work by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Please Note: There is a 160 hour work placement requirement for this course. Criminal Record Checks and Working with children checks will be required for this course.

Enquire now to advance your career in Youth Work.

Job Outcomes

  • Case Manager
  • Youth Coordinator
  • Family Services Coordinator
  • Team Leader

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 18 Years of age
  • Computing requirements
  • Basic level of physical fitness
  • Comfortable with kneeling down during First Aid course CPR training



Work Placement: 160 hours

CHCYTH002 – Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
CHCYTH001 – Engage respectfully with young people
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCYTH012 – Manage service response to young people in crisis
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDEV002 – Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
CHCYTH010 – Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances
CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needs
CHCGRP002 – Plan and conduct group activities
CHCCSM005 – Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSL001 – Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCCCS007 – Develop and implement service programs
CHCYTH009 – Support youth programs
CHCYTH008 – Support young people to take collective action
CHCCOM003 – Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCPRP001 – Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships


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Fees for Diploma of Youth Work depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

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which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.