This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out-of-home care, child protection, family support and early intervention. It will prepare you to perform effectively as a care worker, child protection support worker, early intervention worker, family support worker, residential care worker or out-of-home care provider.
This course is designed for Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal people who already work in youth and family intervention and wish to formalise and build upon their skills. AbSec Learning and Development Centre has tailored the course to apply particularly to serving Aboriginal families and communities.
Completion of this certificate provides up to six months’ credit into relevant degree courses offered by our partner, Southern Cross University.
We are offering this course as an entry level qualification for people currently employed in the community sector in variety of roles including, but not limited to Caseworkers & Support workers, who as part of their role in child protection and family support work need this qualification.
Part of the course may consist of on-the-job learning at your workplace.
Self-paced (6–12 months)
$1500 for full qualification
RPL/CT $750 + $100 per unit not covered by RPL application
This course has two modes of delivery, fully online or blended delivery (online with face to face workshops), providing flexibility for those students who are balancing work with study.
For the blended program much of your study will be completed online over a 6 to 12-month period, supplemented by a number of face-to-face workshops. Workshops will be scheduled at locations across NSW and/or at AbSec offices in Sydney. Workshop schedule will be developed in consultation with students and employer.
Students are encouraged to complete online activities prior to any scheduled workshops.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available for either individual units of competence or the entire qualification.
The following delivery schedule and unit selection is a guide only. A formal delivery schedule, and unit selection will be finalised after consultation with both students and employers to determine individual needs.