Launch your career in Youth Work

Do you enjoy working with young people? Do you have a passion for helping others?

Our Certificate IV in Youth Work is your path to a rewarding career working with young people. You will be able to build effective and respectful relationships with clients from all backgrounds and advocate for their interests and rights. 

You will learn from experienced practitioners, in a course based on over 60 years of frontline community and family services work by Relationships Australia. Our helpful and expert staff will support you at every stage of your learning. 

 Our knowledge, experience and reputation will ensure you graduate ready to secure employment in this important field. 

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Certificate IV in Youth Work 

Learning Mode Blended learning (online and in-person)
Duration  12 months
Interactive learning days (face-to-face)  14 days 
Weekly study hours  10-15
Location  Adelaide (Hindmarsh) 
Entry Requirements 


All applicants will be assessed for suitability to the qualification. Each applicant is required to undertake an online language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment. The online LLN tool is designed to assess your Language, Literacy (understanding how to use reading, writing, listening and speaking for a purpose and in context) and Numeracy skills. 
Work placement required  Minimum of 100 hours 
Employment Opportunities  Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of youth and community services settings. This could include community work, disability work, mental health, drug education, advocacy, crisis intervention and more. Common job titles include: 

  • Youth Worker 
  • Community Development Worker 
  • Case Worker 
  • Welfare Worker 
  • Support Worker 
Tuition Fee*  Full Fee: $5,000.

Gap Fee (SA Govt. Subsidy): $1,000 (total gap fee reduces to $1000, if you are eligible for SA Government subsidy).

Gap Fee (JobTrainer): $281.25 (total gap fee reduces to $281.25, if you are eligible for JobTrainer.

*More details on subsidised courses and eligibility criteria here.

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