Graduate Certificate in Statutory Child Protection

CHC81215

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $3950

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Average Course Duration: 6 Months

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of child protection workers who provide specialist services to clients with complex and diverse needs, and act as a resource for other workers. Workers at this level use critical thinking, communication and evaluation skills and make complex judgements in specialist contexts as part of a collaborative team. Their role involves service planning, delivery and evaluation and may include responsibility and accountability for the work of both self and others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Graduate Certificate).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma and above).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma and above).

Jobs

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Diploma and above) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

38.3%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

26.9%

Professionals
Clerical and Administrative Workers

14.6%

Clerical and Administrative Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Diploma and above) are most often employed in:

Health Care and Social Assistance

27.7%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Education and Training

19.8%

Education and Training
Public Administration and Safety

10.5%

Public Administration and Safety

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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