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Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 | State ID: J597

Make a positive impact in young people's lives

Youth Workers coordinate and manage the development and delivery of services and programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.

During this course you will learn skills that enable you to respond to young people in crisis and the ability to respond to critical situationsas well as the management of finances, work safety and the work environment.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Gain these skills:

  • develop and manage youth programs
  • promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
  • respond to critical situations
  • work with youth at risk
  • assist collective action
  • develop and maintain professional networks
  • work with cultural diversity
  • ethical behaviour
  • legal responsibilities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Youth Worker | Juvenile Justice Officer | Youth Accommodation Support Worker | Youth Liaison Officer | Youth Support Worker

Further Study Option(s)
Diploma of Counselling

Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

Course overview

Central Regional TAFE logoView this course on Central Regional TAFE's website

  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton 12 months No No selection criteria
North Metropolitan TAFE logoView this course on North Metropolitan TAFE's website


  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Page last updated September 22, 2023