CHC81215 Graduate Certificate in Statutory Child Protection

What You Need to Know

Bradford Institute of Advanced Education RTO 45241 are a specialist training provider with training team of experienced community service professionals. Through this team of industry professionals you have the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised quali cation — CHC81215 Graduate Certi cate in Statutory Child Protection. Successful candidates will need to complete 10 units of competency comprising 4 core and 6 elective units. Elective units have been chosen to meet industry requirements.

Units of Study

Compulsory units:

The Training Package prescribes the following units as Core to this qualification:

CHCPRT020 Manage complex child protection risk assessments and case strategies
CHCPRT021 Manage and monitor child protection orders
CHCPRT022 Develop, implement and monitor safety strategies in child protection work
BSBRES801 Initiate and lead applied research

Elective Units:

Electives are selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. Bradford Institute of Advanced Education, in consultation with industry, has specified that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

CHCCSM007 Undertake case management in a child protection framework
CHCCCS029 Work with involuntary and mandated clients
BSBLDR803 Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
CHCPRT023 Plan, implement and monitor provision of out of home care
CHCPRP006 Lead own professional development
CHCDFV012 Make safety plans with people who have been subjected to domestic and family violence

How Does It Work?

You will be asked to complete 10 subjects via workbook. You may also apply for Recognition of Prior Learning if you believe you already have the knowledge and skills relevant to a particular unit or units. An RPL application must be submitted at the time of enrolment and the onus is on the student to provide suf cient, current, valid and authentic evidence against each of the units. Where there are gaps in your evidence, a professional conversation with your assessor may provide additional evidence. Your assessor may also ask you to provide further evidence to substantiate your claim of competency in a particular unit/s.

Where gaps in evidence remain – that is that you cannot be considered competent on the evidence provided, gap training will be made available to you. For gap training, you will be provided with workbooks and given assessments to complete. It is possible that gap training might include practical assessments.

What Is The Investment?

The cost of the program is $3950. A payment plan will be negotiated with you or you can use HUMM EZIPAY. Successful applicants will only receive certi cation when program payment is made in full. Please talk to Admin about your particular circumstances. We are here to help and can devise an alternative payment plan for you, if required. We will not ask you to pay any more that $1500 in advance of any service provided.

How Long Will The Course Take?

This is a self-paced program so the time to complete depends on the rate of submission. It is anticipated the process will take up to 2 years and is mostly dependent on you completing the assessment so that your assessor can review it. We will move at your pace and support you to set achievable goals.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

Hold an undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in a discipline related to work in the community sector


Have significant previous experience working in a community sector organisation, in a job role involving the self directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in a specialist area of practice and the exercise of judgement and decision making


Hold CHC50313 Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention or equivalent.

Workplace Experience

The qualification does not involve a mandatory Vocational Placement. However, some units require the assessment of skills demonstrated in the workplace with additional simulations as required. During your course you will be required to complete assessments that demonstrate your skills in the workplace. You may be required to work shifts determined by your placement/workplace provider, and these can include early mornings or late nights, any day of the week, including public holidays.

Working With Children

The particular employment outcomes from this qualification involve working with children in a child protection context. Prior to employment 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 identities that you have particular offences on your criminal history, you may be disqualified from being eligible for employment in these areas, which would affect your course outcomes. If you think this might impact you, please speak to the CEO prior to enrolment.

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.

What Sort of Employment Roles Could My Course Lead To?

• Family Support Workers
• Statutory Child Protection Of cer (NT)
• Immigration Support and Resettlement Worker • Case Worker
• Domestic and Family Violence Worker
Candidates will receive support from an allocated trainer throughout their training. Candidates will be provided with direct contact details for their trainer.

Who Are My Trainers?

Our team of industry professionals is led by David Bradford, a former QUT Lecturer, Director of Training and Specialist Support Branch of Child Safety, Director of Operational Training in the Department of Communities.
Chris Barrett, Former CEO of Armidale Youth Service.

BIAE admin will be responsible for scheduling and negotiating training dates and delivery suitable to your workplace and/or personal situation. The Bradford Institute of Advanced Education, will issue your quali cation.

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1300 UPSKILL or email to [email protected] 1300 008 775 or refer to

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