Diploma of Child, Youth & Family Intervention

Diploma of CYFI

New start date: this course is now starting on Wednesday 7th September 2016.  Information and enrolment session will be held on Wednesday the 24th August 12.30pm at the Dungog shire Community Centre.

Start a rewarding career working with at-risk children and families. This course focuses on the skills you will need to engage with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs. Each child, situation and case is different, and you will be given the training you need to assess the needs of each child or family and determine an appropriate course of action. The course also grounds you in the social, cultural
and legal frameworks relating to issues for families and young people.

When: Fortnightly face-to-face classes with trainer Tracy Cerff on Wednesdays from 7th September until March 2017. Classes typically run 9am-3pm.

Where: Anglican Hall, Dowling St Dungog.

Work placement: you will be doing 200 hours of work placement as part of this Diploma. This is a great way to gain experience in the industry.

Accreditation CHC50313.

Occupational titles/roles may include:

• Child Protection Worker
• Youth support worker
• Residential Carer
• School services worker
• Family support worker
• Juvenile justice worker
• Welfare worker

Payment Options:
1. Smart and Skilled

(An Initiative of the NSW Government)
Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET)
system. It’s helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance
their careers.
To be eligible, you must:
• Be 15 years old or over
• No longer be at school
• Be living or working in NSW
• Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
For more information, call us on 1300 79 67 87

2. VET Fee-Help

VET Fee-Help is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay their tuition fees for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses.
To be eligible you must:
• Be an Australian Citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa
• Have a tax file number
• EITHER provide your Year 12 certificate OR achieve exit level 3 in an Australian
Skills Core Framework test (BCA National can provide an ASCF test to you if required)
For more information, call us on 1300 79 67 87
or visit www.studyassist.gov.au

Yes, you may be entitled to both the Smart & Skilled course cost and the VET Fee-Help loan.

To book your place …

… or find out more information, contact BCA National on 1300 79 67 87.

More on the course:

Required: Access to internet and email. If this is an issue with you, please discuss with Dungog Community College to see if we can find a work-around for you.

Prerequisites: none required.

Student Support: Expert trainer, personalised support, study workshops, all learning resources provided.

University Articulation: Graduates can gain up to a year off the Bachelor of Social Work at selected universities.

This is now required for any accredited course in Australia.

This is now required for any accredited course in Australia.

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