CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work – Release 5

Become a professional support to young people and develop the skills and capabilities to meet the challenges of a career in Youth Work. This nationally-accredited qualification opens opportunities for you to learn from trainers with extensive practical experience in this important welfare sector.

Course Code CHC40413
Course Length 11 months (day course) or 15 months (night course)
Study Mode Classroom delivery

Course Overview

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.

Work may be in community, government and youth sector agencies and largely self-directed with fairly autonomous decision-making capacity under the indirect supervision of a manager.

Course units

CHCCDE003       Work within a community development framework

CHCCOM002     Use communication to build relationships

CHCDIV001        Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002        Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCGRP002       Plan and conduct group activities (release 1)

CHCLEG001        Work legally and ethically

CHCMHS001      Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPRT001        Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCYTH001       Engage respectfully with young people

CHCYTH002       Work effectively with young people in youth work context

CHCYTH003       Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

CHCYTH004       Respond to critical situations

CHCYTH010       Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

HLTWHS001       Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCAOD001      Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCMHS011      Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

HLTAID003         Provide first aid

CHCYTH011       Work effectively with young people and their families

Placement recommendations

It is recommended that learners complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement while undertaking this course.

Career opportunities

  • Youth case worker
  • Youth housing worker
  • Community care workers

Learning pathways

  • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Social Work


genU Training has three Tuition fee levels. The fee you pay depends on whether you qualify for government subsidies.

Skills First Program (SFP) Concession Skills First Program (SFP) Fee For Service
$AUD 62.28 $AUD 311.40 $AUD 3,529.20

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. We encourage students with a disability to access government subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

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