Qualification details

CHC41812 - Certificate IV in Youth Work (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/May/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by CHC40413 - Certificate IV in Youth WorkThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 1.0 and meets the requirements of the New Standards for Training Packages. 01/Jul/2013
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth WorkUpdated in V4 Updated core WHS unit. Equivalent vocational outcome. 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
BSBINM201A - Process and maintain workplace informationProcess and maintain workplace information N/A
CHCAOD402B - Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sectorWork effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector N/A
CHCAOD408B - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issuesAssess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues N/A
CHCCD401E - Support community participationSupport community participation N/A
CHCCD412B - Work within a community development frameworkWork within a community development framework N/A
CHCCH301C - Work effectively in social housingWork effectively in social housing N/A
CHCCH427B - Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessnessWork effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness N/A
CHCCH522B - Undertake outreach workUndertake outreach work N/A
CHCCHILD404B - Support the rights and safety of children and young peopleSupport the rights and safety of children and young people N/A
CHCCHILD505B - Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young peopleWork effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411716 Youth Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6313-13 Child Or Youth Residential Care Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411716 Youth Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6313-13 Child Or Youth Residential Care Assistant 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

CHC08 Version 3

CHC08 Version 4

Comments

CHC41808 Certificate IV in Youth Work

CHC41812 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Upgrade of core WHS units

Description

This qualification covers 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 welfare 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.

Occupational titles  may include:

  • Community development worker (youth)
  • Youth and family resource officer
  • Indigenous youth worker
  • Youth and family service worker
  • Recreational youth activities worker
  • Youth case worker
  • Residential care worker
  • Youth housing support worker
  • Support worker residential
  • Youth worker
  • Youth alcohol and other drugs worker

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

16 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 6 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives of which one unit must be selected for this qualification
  • Group B elective which is recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Community Services and/or Health Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on TGA or other public listing

Core units 

CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately

CHCICS406B Support client self management

CHCYTH401B Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH402C Work effectively with young people in the youth work context

CHCYTH403C Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

Group A electives  - one unit must be selected 

One of the following units must be selected for this qualification.

CHCYTH404E Support young people in crisis (Note pre-requisite: CHCYTH301E)

C HCYTH407E Respond to critical situations

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking youth work need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

Group B elective  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients or communities, the following elective is recommended:

HLT HIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of relevant electives is provided to facilitate selection and does not necessarily reflect workplace requirements. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

Community service work electives 

BSBINM201A Process and maintain workplace information

CHCCD401E Support community participation

CHCCM401D Undertake case management

CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector

CHCLD315A Recognise stages of lifespan development

CHCNET404B Facilitate links with other services

CHCORG405E Maintain an effective work environment

CHCYTH301E Work effectively with young people

First aid 

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTFA302C Provide first aid in remote situation (Note pre-requisite: HLTFA311A)

HLTFA412A Apply advanced first aid (Note pre-requisite: HLTFA311A)

HLTFA403C Manage first aid in the workplace (Note pre-requisite: HLTFA412A)

Group and outreach work 

C HCGROUP302D Support group activities

CHCGROUP403D Plan and conduct group activities

CHCGROUP410B Deliver a structured program

Social housing  / homelessness 

CHCCH301C Work effectively in social housing

CHCCH427B Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCCH522B Undertake outreach work

CHCCS419C Provide support services to clients

Responding to specific needs 

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

CHCCS521B Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide

CHCDFV301A Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCLLN403A Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively

CHCMH301C Work effectively in mental health or  CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues

CHCYTH511B Work effectively with young people and their families

Protective care and child protection 

C HCCHILD404B Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CH CCHILD505B Work effectively in child protection and out of home care for children and young people

CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCPROT409E Provide primary residential care

Problem gambling electives 

CHCGMB501A Work effectively in the problem gambling sector

CHCGMB502A Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues

CHCGMB503A Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues

Financial literacy education electives 

CHCFLE301A Work with clients needing financial literacy education

CHCFLE302A Educate clients in fundamental financial literacy skills

CHCFLE303A Educate clients to understand debt and consumer credit

Settlement work 

CHCSW401A Work effectively with forced migrants

CHCSW402B Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia

Alcohol and other drugs work 

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

CHCAOD408B Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues

CHCCM404A Undertake case management for clients with complex needs

CHCMH401A Work effectively in mental health settings

CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

Oral health 

CHCOHC303B Use basic oral health screening tools

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health

CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues

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