CHC50313 Diploma Of Child, Youth And Family Intervention

Qualification Overview

CHC50313 Diploma Of Child, Youth And Family Intervention reflects the role of those who work in youth and family intervention, including practice specialisations in residential and out of home care, family support and early intervention. Workers operate under a broad supervision framework and within clearly defined organisational guidelines, service plans and position specifications.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. At this level, workers have specialised skills in Child, Youth and Family Intervention and work semi-autonomously under broad directions from case managers and or senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management; program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Vocational Placement 

Students are required to complete Vocational Placement as part of this course to help you develop your skills and knowledge in caring for elderly individuals.
To gain your qualification, you will need to initiate contact with a registered and approved aged care facility and undertake a minimum of 120 placement hours. This allows you to gain practical industry and workplace experience where you will be taught how to apply the lessons you learned during your training.

Learner Outcomes

The Diploma Of Child, Youth And Family Intervention qualifies individuals who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning. Graduates of a Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention will have the technical and theoretical knowledge and concepts, with depth in some areas within a field of work and learning.

Graduates of Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention will have:

  • cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources cognitive, technical and communication skills to analyse, plan, design and evaluate approaches to predictable problems and/or management requirements
  • specialist technical and creative skills to express ideas and perspectives
  • communication skills to transfer knowledge and specialised skills to others and demonstrate understanding of knowledge

Graduates of a Diploma will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • with depth in some areas of specialisation, in known or changing contexts
  • to transfer and apply theoretical concepts and/or technical and/or creative skills in a range of situations with personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations with responsibility for own outputs in relation to broad parameters for quantity and quality
  • with initiative and judgment to organise the work of self and others and plan, coordinate and evaluate the work of teams within broad but generally well defined parameters 


Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs Core
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs Core
CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management Core
CHCDEV003 Analyse client information for service planning and delivery Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCPRT004 Work effectively in child protection to support children, young people and families Core
CHCPRT006 Build professional practice and sectoral expertise Core
CHCPRT010 Work with children and young people with complex trauma and attachment issues and needs Core
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
CHCINM001 Meet statutory and organisation information requirements Elective
CHCFAM003 Support people to improve relationships Elective
CHCFAM006 Assist families to self-manage contact Elective
CHCMGT005 Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes Elective
CHCPRT012 Undertake and implement planning with at-risk children and young people and their families Elective

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite entry requirements to enrol in this Diploma of Child, Youth and Family InterventionHowever, it is preferred that students:
  1. Are 18 years or older
  2. Have sound language and literacy skills (at least Year 10 English, or equivalent)
  3. Have basic computer skills
  4. Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)


Bradford Institute of Advanced Education RTO No. 45241 through delivery and assessment by The DaV’ange Group Pty Ltd (ABN 45 162 289 143) offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), multi-modal training and face-to-face workshops in workplaces, as well as self-directed gap training. For experienced workers and volunteers, Recognition of Prior Learning may contribute to a large component of your qualification. Evidence of your skills and knowledge will be assessed by a qualified assessor.

Detailed training and assessment information will be provided to you by The DaV’ange Group during induction and workshop sessions. Any delivery, assessment or program enquiries should be directed to The DaV’ange Group.

RPL Assessment

Assessment is undertaken throughout the training program. It is competency based and may require the completion of written questions, projects, a portfolio of evidence and workplace observation. You will not be required to do complex assignments or exams outside of the training. Detailed information will be provided to you about your assessment during induction and in workshop sessions. Assessment will be conducted via a combination of the following methods:
  • Direct observation of your participation in the workshops
  • The provision of work samples demonstrating the ability to undertake work based tasks to the required standard
  • 3rd party reports from supervisors
  • Interview based assessment
  • Online training (if required)


A vocational placement of no less than 120 hours and no more than 200 hours is required to complete this qualification. BIAE may be able to assist you to identify and negotiate an appropriate placement. If you are not currently employed or volunteering in industry, during your course you will be required to complete vocational placement so you can start practising your skills in the workplace. You’ll be required to work shifts determined by your placement provider, and these can include early mornings or late nights, any day of the week, including public holidays. 
Completing placement is compulsory, and you will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts. You are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours (up to a maximum of 200 hours) of placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.
Please note: prior to placement you will need to complete a Criminal History Check (yellow card) and apply for a Blue Card (working with children check). 
If your police check identifies that you have a criminal history, you may be disqualified from being eligible to undertake placement and assessment, which would affect your course outcomes. If you think this might impact you, please speak to the CEO prior to enrollment. 
You will be responsible for any costs associated with meeting these placement requirements, which may include an additional cost of approximately $45 for a Criminal History Check. 


 The duration of CHC50313 Diploma Of Child, Youth And Family Intervention  qualification will depend on the mode of study. Typically one duration is 3 months to complete via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and between 3-12 months if you require gap training.

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