Support young people to create opportunities in their lives

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCYTH403B, 'Support young people to create opportunities in their lives'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Build respectful and trusting working relationships with young people

1.1 Facilitate safe individual or group processes with young people and apply principles of youth work practice

1.2 Identify the conditions necessary for young people to change and grow

1.3 Actively listen to the young person's stories and experiences to clarify issues

1.4 Identify and explore strengths and exceptions

1.5 Encourage and support young people to identify relationships between their issues and social structures

1.6 Identify and avoid colonising practices

2. Work with young people to identify their needs, rights, strengths, hopes and opportunities

2.1 Clarify the young person's expressed, demonstrated, or felt needs and concerns

2.2 Explore exceptions, identify strengths and resources

2.3 Problem solve immediate issues or concerns

2.4 Work with client to create their own reframe of current circumstances

2.5 Work to externalise the young person's issue or problem

2.6 Acknowledge circumstances outside of the young person's control

3. Define identified goals

3.1 Ensure the young person has been heard and problems acknowledged before moving to future planning

3.2 Assist young people to explore future possibilities and ways of being

3.3 Use creative methods, processes and questions to consider and create possibilities

3.4 Identify barriers that hinder the way young people would like changes to take place

3.5 Establish with the young person their desired outcomes

4. Develop and implement action plans

4.1 Utilise a range of youth work interventions to create future opportunities

4.2 Explore additional resources needed to achieve goals

4.3 Develop proposals and strategies for action plans

4.4 Measure and ensure change is noticed

4.5 Document intervention work as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCYTH403B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC41808 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC51908 - Diploma of Relationship Education
  • CHC42408 - Certificate IV in Relationship Education
  • HLT44007 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT61307 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)