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Study a Diploma of Youth Work

Study a CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work at HETC

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Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Work effectively with young people
  • Plan & conduct group activities
  • Promoting Indigenous cultural safety
  • Support youth programs

Want to help the next generation and leave a lasting impact on the world?

Getting a Diploma of Youth Work from HETC can start you on your path to a meaningful career as a Residential Care Officer, Youth Worker and Community Worker. 

According to

  • Youth Worker
  • Youth Services
  • Case Manager
  • Community Services Worker

Youth Work students have a great chance at being employed. More than 1/3 of all current graduates have been able to find relevant employment.

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Study a Diploma of Youth Work

This qualification reflects the role of people with responsibility for the development and the outcomes of programs and services for young people managed through a range of agencies and designed to meet the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.




Get the skills & knowledge you need to join this growing industry by studying a Diploma of Youth Work.

Fee For Service Course

The Diploma of Youth Work is provided via online / distance education. Beginners computing skills are required. Students are recommended to spend around 25 hours per week study. As part of this course, students are required to complete at least 200 hours of work placement in a . HETC will assist students to find a suitable community services workplace in their local area. Learners will need to have access to a computer with internet capabilities

Course Delivery

Currency Information

Course Fees

The Diploma of Youth Work is exclusively available to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Total Course Cost - $4499.00

Course Availability

First weeks payment is required upon enrolment

  • 16 years old or above

The Diploma of Youth Work has 21 Units, completed over 52 weeks.

Course Duration

Quarterly Repayments $1,125 (4 over 1 year) 

OR Upfront Payment $4049.10

Course Details

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Entry Requirements

Weekly Payments  -  $45 (100 Payments)

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This course consists of 21 Units (17 Core, 4 Electives)

Course Units

CHC50413 Diploma of Youth Work   |   21 Units

HLTWHS001      Participate in work health and safety (C)

CHCLEG003      Manage legal and ethical compliance (C)

CHCCOM003      Develop workplace communication strategies (C)

CHCDEV002      Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services (C)

CHCDIV001      Work with diverse people (C)

CHCDIV002      Promote aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (C)

CHCCDE012      Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes (E)

CHCYTH001      Engage respectfully with young people (C)

CHCYTH002      Work effectively with young people in youth work context (C)

CHCPRT001      Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (C)

CHCCSM005      Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management (C)

CHCMHS001      Work with people with mental health issues (C)

CHCYTH005      Develop and implement procedures to enable young people to address their needs (E) (Practice)

CHCYTH012      Manage service response to young people in crisis (C)

CHCCCS007      Develop and implement services programs (C)

CHCPRP001      Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (C)

CHCGRP002      Plan and conduct group activities (C)

CHCCDE008      Support community action (E)

CHCCDE009      Develop and support community leadership (E)

CHCYTH008      Support young people to take collective action (C)

CHCYTH009      Support youth programs (C)

"I completed my diploma through HETC. They have the best trainers, always there when you need them, they explain things extremely well and always push you to do your best. Couldn't have done it without them. Now onto my next study. "


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