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Semester 1 2017 Delivery Schedule
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Overview Currently working with young people and thinking about getting exciting, relevant and practical training.This qualification reflects the role of workers who develop and facilitate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.This work may be undertaken through employment in community, government and youth sector agencies and workers will be:
  • responsible for implementing policies and guidelines of the employing organisation
  • largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.
  What you ́ll learn Our Certificate IV in Youth Work is a nationally accredited qualification that is designed for working with young people in the community or residential facilities. Students undertaking this course will learn a range of skills associated with the welfare of their clients, including those with complex needs.This qualification includes:
  • The sector overview
  • Issues facing youth today
  • Cultures/sub cultures
  • Following safety procedure
  • Basic models of care
  • Youth centered practices
  • WHS
  • Communication skills
  • Mental health / comorbidity / AOD
  • Legal frameworks
  • Case management
  • Working with groups
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Train4Life undertake a blended approach to this qualification. It is compulsory you attend the 4 classes.
You will need to supply your:
  •  Resume
  • Job description
  • Copies of qualifications and workshops
  • Examples of case notes (de-identified)
If you apply for RPL you will be assessed and results discussed with you about which on line assessments you will need to undertake. Throughout our classes we discuss the real youth work sector and you are required to share stories, experiences and ideas in class.This delivery style is NOT for everyone. If you are a traditional learner who likes lots of direction and being told what to do and what to think this course is NOT for you. Train4Life is as much about teaching people to think as it is about teaching Youth Work.We stand by our motto Growing Great People
Train4Life is an innovative training organisation dedicated to supplying relevant and valuable industry training. Our trainers have current and significant industry experience, including cross sector knowledge and multi sector skills. Our administration systems support and enhance employer & departmental system requirements.Train4Life is happy to answer any questions you may have. Phone: 02 6258 0008 Email: admin@train4life.com.au