Course Title: Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: +61 (3) 9925 4454

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide guidance and role models to young people and their families.  This will include the skills necessary to maintain positive and supportive relationships, identifying problems and establishing goals for change based on maintaining support from family and the general community.

This unit is delivered and assessed with:

CHCYTH003 Support young people to create opportunities in the lives

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH010 Provide services for young people appropriate to their needs and circumstances


1. Identify and address immediate needs and circumstances of young people

2. Explore and clarify issues facing the young person and the nature of support sought

3. Facilitate goal setting and action planning

4. Provide targeted assistance and referral

5. Act as an advocate on request

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment


To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).


Assessments will include:



Assessment Type

Assessment one

Develop two action plans for young people in response to case study scenarios

Assessment two

Role play to demonstrate communication skills needed when working with young people (Individual video)


 Assessment three

 Written response to questions about advocacy  

Assessment four


Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 120 hours of placement in a youth work agency,  workplace assessment requirements and a written report

- assessment is aligned to WIL activities



-       assessment requirements aligned to WIL activities.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca