Working in Industry 3

VET Diploma Level Subject

This subject is about learning the practical skills to plan, implement and evaluate to successfully create a program or event working with young people. Based on an analysis of the needs of a group of young people, students will liaise with young people, youth workers from their main youth work agency and other services in the area to plan a program or event addressing this need. They will learn how to plan for the event, including creating an action plan, budget and grant application. They will then implement the event, evaluate this and create a report for a newsletter.

Learning Elements

Subjects are composed of Units of Competency from the government endorsed Diploma of Youth Work Training Package. This subject has two units of competency: CHCYTH009 Support youth programs and CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs.

The unit of competency CHCYTH009 Support youth programs contains four elements or learning outcomes. You will learn to:

  • Identify the program required
  • Prepare program plan
  • Deliver program
  • Monitor and evaluate program

The unit of competency CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs contains four elements or learning outcomes. You will learn to:

  • Engage consumers in the analysis of service needs
  • Develop programs
  • Implement and monitor programs
  • Evaluate programs

Content Areas

  • Introduction to developing and implementing programs
  • Needs Analysis
  • Identifying program needs and testing idea/hypothesis
  • Program Implementation
  • Program Resourcing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Reporting Writing

Subject Duration and Workload

This subject involves a total of 184 hours per term of study including course work, teacher contact, work placement and research and related study activities.

This subject is undertaken over a 12-week term. In addition to the 4 hours of teacher-led class time each week, students are expected to spend an average of 8 hours of study per week on this subject over the course of the term. In addition students will need to allocate additional time for the completion of assessment activities including assessments based in work placement.