Credit points


Minimum duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Melbourne


Blacktown, NSW  (Not offered in 2021)

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a credit point (cp) value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy that includes meeting a minimum ATAR requirement.

International students must also meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed:

a. Equivalent of year 12 level with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Diploma programs


b. Entry via an alternative pathway as approved by ACU.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 70 cp from Specified Units;
  2. 10 cp of electives

Exit points

Students who have completed 40 cp of Youth Work Units may exit with the Non-Award Certificate in Youth Work.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 70 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HIST106Australian Indigenous Peoples Past and Present10
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
YSED100Knowing Young People10
YSED103Introduction to the Youth Sector10
YSED104The Developing Young Person10
YSED105Ethical Principles and Practice of Youth Work10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
SOCS100Introduction to Sociology10
SOCS108Contemporary Society and Change10

Part B : Elective Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

Students may select a unit from the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Arts subject to unit availability and provided that prerequisite requirements are met.

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