Credit points


Minor available at

  • Blacktown
  • Melbourne

Additional information

Youth work is an exciting and challenging sequence that introduces students to the theoretical insights and practical competencies required for dealing with the needs, problems and aspirations of young people. The youth work sequence acknowledges the social and cultural environments within which young people live and helps foster young people's emotional and social development. Subjects in the sequence include youth sociology, adolescent development, youth work practice and building relationships and supporting young people and youth work in community and family settings.

Admission requirements

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

Completion requirements

A student must complete 40 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. 20 cp from 100-level units (Part A);

b. 20 cp from 200- and/or 300-level units (Part B).

Part A : 100-level Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
YSED100Knowing Young People10
YSED104The Developing Young Person10*Students completing a Youth Work minor and a Healthy Development minor complete the following unit in the Youth Work minor and the Healthy Development minor.
YSED105Ethical Principles and Practice of Youth Work10

Part B : 200 and/or 300-level Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
YSED203Building Relationships and Supporting Young People10
YSED204Trauma Informed Practice10

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