CHC40313 Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Is This Course Right For You?

This course equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to aid at-risk children, youth, and families through early intervention and family support services to improve their well-being.

You will learn how to communicate effectively, implement family intervention strategies, recognise and assist at-risk youth, and work with individuals with mental illness.

Get started in a field with expanding job opportunities including options for flexible and remote work.

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Course Length
6-12 months

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Course Delivery
Online or Classroom Training.

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Course Funding Options

In Queensland, subject to eligibility criteria, funding is available through the Queensland Government to support completing this qualification:

> Higher Level Skills Funding

Student co-contribution fees apply.

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Get qualified to work in your community.

Possible job titles include:

  • Youth Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Child Safety Support Officer
  • School Youth Support officer
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Community Program Officeer


There are no entry requirements to this qualification.

Before enrolling, your proficiency in language, literacy and numeracy will be assessed to determine what level of support you may need to assist you through your study program.

Students require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Please note: Students must complete at least 120 hours of work or vocational placement to be assessed within this qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Both formal and informal skills, knowledge and experience may be recognised as prior learning and could help you avoid training in areas you are already competent.

The RPL pathway is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide (FAQs) for more information on this process and how to apply.

Course Units

16 units must be completed:

10 core units
6 elective units * Electives subject to change.

Core Units

  • CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCDEV001Confirm client developmental status
  • CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCPRT003Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • CHCPRT005Work within a practice framework
  • HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

  • CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCCCS016Respond to client needs
  • CHCFAM003Support people to improve relationships
  • CHCMHS007Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • CHCPRT010Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs

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