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Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention


At a glance 

Take the next steps into your career in child protection with this specialised diploma qualification. This course will equip you with the skills required to work in a variety of settings.

Study the Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention (CHC50313) with our industry trainers to receive a competitive qualification to further students in their future endeavours and enable them for eligibility in university credits. Star College Australia provide all students with the guidance and assistance they may require to reach your full potential.


The Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention (CHC50313) is designed specifically for those looking to learn skills and needed to enhance the living and emotional circumstances of at-risk children, youth, and families. Learn all aspects of case management, how to establish communication strategies, work with people with mental health issues, and how to build a professional practice. Undertaking this course will allow students to advance their careers and provide them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to last a life time. 

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Career Outcomes

Child Protection Worker

Residential Care Worker

Family Support Worker

Youth Worker

Neighbourhood Program Officer

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for the Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention (CHC50313). It however is expected that students have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training requirements. 

Course Requirements 

Successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 9 core and 7 elective units, as listed below. You will also be required to undertake a minimum 200 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

Core Units 

UNIT CODE                            UNIT NAME 

CHCCCS004            Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS016            Respond to client needs

CHCCSM005           Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

CHCDEV003            Analyse client information for service planning and delivery

CHCDIV001             Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002             Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCPRT004            Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families

CHCPRT006            Build professional practice and sectoral expertise

CHCPRT010            Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs

Elective Units

UNIT CODE                            UNIT NAME 

CHCCOM003         Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCCSL002            Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview

CHCMHS001          Work with people with mental health issues

CHCDFV001           Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCPRT012            Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their families 

CHCPRP003            Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCMGT005          Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes 

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