Diploma of Youth Work - IKON Institute of Australia

Course Commences; July 21st, 2014 

Duration:
  1.5 years, 1026 nominal hours
Logistics: 1 day per week of classroom training and 100 hours work/field placement.
Format:    Face to face learning and self-directed learning 
Industry Sector: Community Services, Health & Education 
Course Code: CHC50413
Pre-requisites:  None 

The Diploma of Youth Work is designed for people who work with youth, or who want to work in the helping professions with youth. The applications for this qualification are many. Graduates typically have opportunities to work in areas such as Juvenile services, Youth Homelessness, Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental and General Health Services, Vocational Programs, Educational Programs, Community Centers, Recreational Programs, Schools and Residential Care. It is recommended that prospective students have an awareness, sensitivity and passion for issues facing young people today, or a passion for understanding these.

To gain entry students  need to be recognised as competent, through accredited training or a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process, or have completed relevant units from the Certificate IV in Youth Work. Alternatively students who have appropriate experience  may be accepted into the course.

IKON provides Graduates with:

The Diploma is designed to support learners who have additional time requirements, so classroom training is limited to two days per week and involves lectures, observation, role-play and discussion. In addition students will complete self directed study, which includes; research, reading, assessments, field trips and practice.

Students also undertake 100 hours of work/field placement in the youth work sector in order to integrate the skills and knowledge developed throughout classroom-facilitated sessions. For individuals already working within the sector or with appropriate experience, RPL and gap training can be provided.

LEARN NOW & PAY LATER* - 
Vet FEE-HELP is available to assist eligible students.


*Repayments commence via the taxation system once your income exceeds $51,309. (2013-2014 threshold)

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Certificate IV Youth Work

Applications now Open.  Contact us here to request an enrolment and application pack..
Course Commences;
Please contact us to register your expression of interest for 2015
Duration: 910 nominal Hours 
Logistics: 6 months weeks, 2 days per week.   140 hour work/field placement

Format: Face to face learning and self-directed learning 
Industry Sector: Community Services, Health & Education 
Course Code: CHC40413

This qualification is suitable for people whom wish to pursue a career working with young people aged between 16-24.  Within the Youth Work industry, there are many diverse sectors, students will have the opportunity to transfer their studies into areas such as, Juvenile Justice, Youth Homelessness, Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental and General Health Services, Vocational Programs, Educational Programs, Recreational Prorams, and Residential Care.

There are no pre-requisites required to undertake the Certificate IV in Youth Work.

For additional information, including the Units of Competency, please contact IKON.

 

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