GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN STATUTORY CHILD PROTECTION
CHC81215 Graduate Certificate in Statutory Child Protection
What You Need to Know
Units of Study
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|
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?
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.
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?
EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES CAN INCLUDE:
• 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.