CHC40421 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Working and Helping Youth

The Course: 


🌟 Unleash Your Impact: Imagine stepping into a world where you’re not just a worker, but a youth champion! 🌈✨ Your mission? To create vibrant programs that light up young hearts and minds. Whether it’s 1-on-1 mentoring or sparking magic in small groups, you’re the architect of growth and resilience. 🚀🌟


Community Catalyst: Picture yourself in community centres, government agencies, or the dynamic youth community sector. You’re not just implementing policies; you’re weaving dreams into reality. And guess what? You’re helping young people make decisions that matter! 🌠👏


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, wellbeing, developmental and protection needs of young people.


The Course:

Number of units: 17 in total – 15 Core and 2 Elective

Duration:  Up to 18 months from the date of commencement

Delivery method:

Online self-paced learning. Each unit of work is accompanied by pre-recorded webinars to guide you through each of the assessments.

Tutorials /Assistance:

  • Fortnightly tutorial sessions – Help is available fortnightly on Tuesdays 1pm – 2.30pm (QLD Time) to ask any question of your trainer in the online Tutorial sessions.
  • One on one online sessions for trainer support available fortnightly on Tuesday as required.
  • Email and phone support available as required.

Location: Online delivery

Pre-requisites: None

Student requirements:

Must be 18 years of age to enrol. Students must attain a Working with Children Card (volunteer or paid) within the first 6 weeks of enrolment.

Work experience:

100 hours of work experience must be completed prior to the completion of the course. Students will be required to source their work experience placement.


You will need access to a computer and reliable Wi-Fi for the duration of your course. Students must have access to Microsoft Suite including (Word). Course information material is written and includes some numerical calculations. If you do not hold a Year 12 pass or Certificate level lll qualification Worklinks will provide you with a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolment in the course to assess your ability and any support that may be required including reasonable adjustments where necessary.

Unless you are working or volunteering in the sector Worklinks will provide simulated environments that model workplace conditions, as well as equipment, materials and resources used for workplace tasks. The course requires interactions with people with a range of needs and from diverse backgrounds. Students will have access to either real or simulated workplace documents including policies, procedures, regulations, legislation and processes.



Option 1 – Pay upfront Option 2 – 12 monthly payments

Total     course     fee     =      $2800     (includes enrolment fee)

·         The first instalment of $1500 is due at the time of enrolment.

·         The second instalment of $1300 will be due 14 days after commencement.

Total course fee = $3083 (includes enrolment fee)

·         The first instalment will be the $299 enrolment fee and will be due at the time of enrolment.

·         The remaining amount of the course fee ($2784) will be divided into eleven (11) instalments of eleven equal instalments to be paid monthly.

Total: $2800 Total: $3083
This option saves up to $283 on the monthly payment plans!

This option provides the best flexible payment options.

The total course fee of $3083 must be paid before certification.


  1. Via our website on STRIPE
  2. Call us and pay over the phone
  3. Pay by Bank transfer



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Unit Code Unit Description Core/Elective
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships  Core Unit
CHCDFV001 Recognise & respond appropriately to domestic & family violence Core Unit
CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people Core Unit
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core Unit
CHCGRP002 Plan & conduct group activities  Core Unit
CHCLEG001 Work legally & ethically  Core Unit
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues  Core Unit
CHCMHS007  Work effectively in trauma informed care  Core Unit
CHCPRT025 Identify & report children & young people at risk Core Unit
CHCYTH013 Engage respectfully with young people Core Unit
CHCYTH014 Work effectively with young people in youth work context Core Unit
CHCYTH015 Support young people to create opportunities in their lives Core Unit
CHCYTH016 Respond to critical situations  Core Unit
CHCYTH022 Provide services for the needs & circumstances of young people Core Unit
HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health & Saftey Core Unit
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs  Elective Unit
CHCCOM005 Communicate & work in health or community Services Elective Unit