Course Description

Ready to make a difference to a young person’s life? The Certificate IV in Youth Work gives you the skills and knowledge to support young people. You’ll graduate ready to develop and implement programs that address their social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs.

The Certificate IV in Youth Work is ideal for those who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people.You'll gain the skills and knowledge to develop and implement programs that address their social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs, whilst fostering community engagement and participation.Study areas include: community development frameworks, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety, supporting young people, responding to family violence and homelessness, and legal and ethical compliance.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $11,350 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $2,590 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time,

Starting dates

March, August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 75.8% (national average 70.7%)
Improved skills: 83.5% (national average 86.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 91.2% (national average 86.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 63.6% (national average 69.8%)
Studying full time: 16.3% (national average 10.6%)
Median full time salary: $68,000 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: CHC40413

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