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CHC50313 - Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention


Are you already working or want to work with children and families in the child protection sector? If the welfare, safety and well-being of children and young people is important to you then this could be just what you’re looking for!  This course is designed to arm you with the skills to pursue management-level positions in this challenging yet rewarding sector.

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While there is no Vocational Placement component for qualification, enrolment with Horizon2 is only available for those who are already employed in the industry.  As a part of the enrolment process we will request evidence of your employment and role in the sector.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 16 units in total, including 9 core units and 7 electives. Relevant units of competency from previous formal training may be used as credit towards this qualification.

CHCCCS004 – Assess co-existing needsCORE
CHCCCS016 – Respond to client needsCORE
CHCCSM005 – Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case managementCORE
CHCDEV003 – Analyse client information for service planning and deliveryCORE
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse peopleCORE
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCORE
CHCPRT004 – Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and familiesCORE
CHCPRT006 – Build professional practice and sectoral expertiseCORE
CHCPRT010 – Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needsCORE
CHCCOM003 – Develop workplace communication strategiesElective
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practiceElective
CHCINM001 – Meet statutory and organisation information requirementsElective
CHCFAM003 – Support people to improve relationshipsElective
CHCFAM006 – Assist families to self-manage contactElective
CHCMGT005 – Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processesElective
CHCPRT012 – Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their familiesElective


For a complete outline of units & delivery options please contact Horizon2: To find out more, please contact us on and one of our team will call you at time that suits.


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Qualifications can be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom. The duration will vary dependent on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.

Where relevant assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependent on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

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