CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention
This qualification covers those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in child protection. Workers are under a broad supervision framework and operate within clearly defined organisation guidelines, service plans, and position specifications.
These workers may include paraprofessional and recognised entities:
- Carry out activities related to maintenance of a child or young person at risk, personal care and/or other activities of living
- Report directly to the supervisor and may at times be partially responsible for providing support to other workers
- Possibly undertake higher levels of report preparation and case notes, especially in relation to supervised access visits
- May provide out of home care
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|Duration||Domestic: 33 weeks
International: 52 weeks
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and oral English skills. You will be required to complete a Pre-training and Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
A current Police Check and Working with Children Check are required before the commencement of practical placement.
The average course duration for Domestic students is 33 weeks. For international is 52 weeks. The duration may vary due to the amount of hours required for practical placement, mode of study and public holidays which may fall on usual days of delivery.
Face to face delivery of 2 full days per week and 120 hours of practical placement at the end of your study. Throughout the duration of your course you will be expected to complete assessment tasks and undertake some research on or offsite which is considered to be self paced learning averaging out to be approximately 16 hours per week.
N.B: ETEA will provide assistance in searching industry placement.
** Duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the amount of contact days per week
Pathways into the qualification
Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options during enrolment. This is developed from the Career Pathways in the CHC Community Services Training package.
Employment or occupational pathway
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Common positions that may be suited with this qualification are:
- Residential Care Worker
- Case Support Worker
- Family Support / Prevention Worker
- Alternative Care Workers
- Care Worker
- Entry Level Case Worker
- Child Protection Support Worker
- Cottage parent
- Children’s / Youth Support Worker
- Direct Care Worker
- Early Intervention Worker
- Foster Parent / Carer
- Home Based Care Worker
- Community Visitors
- Out of Home Care Provider
ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:
- Written assessment (open book)
- Case study
You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.
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Students will need to complete 16 Units of Competency, consisting of 10 Core and 6 Elective.
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDEV001||Confirm client developmental status|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCPRT003||Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people|
|CHCPRT005||Work within a practice framework|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCFAM009||Facilitate family intervention strategies|
|CHCEDU009||Provide parenting, health and wellbeing education|
|CHCPRT009||Provide primary residential care|
|CHCFAM003||Support people to improve relationships|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma-informed care|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.