Course Start Date
32.2 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Full Time course. You will need to attend approximately 19.1 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 13.1 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including reviewing class work, reading, study notes, and personal thoughts and reflections.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Have sucessfully completed Certificate II or III qualification in Community Services, or completed Year 12, or engaged in voluntary roles in a community setting.
- Have lived experience as a consumer or carer in the Health and Community Services Sector.
- This course is a pathway to further training and or employment in Community Services.
- You are patient, professional and ethical.
- Have good communication skills.
- You are energetic and passionate about your community.
- Your are able to work independently.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
A National Criminal Record check is also required prior to workplacement. $56.00
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
|CHCYTH001||Engage respectfully with young people|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCGRP002||Plan and conduct group activities|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCYTH010-UNGRADED||Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances|
|CHCYTH004||Respond to critical situations|
|CHCYTH003||Support young people to create opportunities in their lives|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCYTH002||Work effectively with young people in the youth work context|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCCDE003||Work within a community development framework|
|CHCEDU004||Develop, implement and review sexual and reproductive health education programs|
|CHCAOD004||Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues|
|CHCCCS003||Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide|
|CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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