Support youth programs

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 CHCYTH505D, 'Support youth programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Support youth programs' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify the activity / program required

1.1 Assess need for a particular program from relevant evidence collected

1.2 Identify and review a range of possible programs to meet the defined needs

1.3 Select a program type based on client needs, organisation's criteria and availability of resources

2. Prepare activity / program plan

2.1 Undertake appropriate strategic planning activities to ensure client needs are met

2.2 Plan activities in consultation with key clients and stakeholders

2.3 Determine operational arrangements for conducting the program and assess their feasibility

2.4 Include appropriate implementation and evaluation strategies in the activity/program plan

2.5 Ensure planning activities reflect accepted good practice in working with young people

3. Deliver activity / program

3.1 Implement program in accordance with program plan, organisation guidelines and legal / statutory requirements

3.2 Provide participants with access to a range of activities suited to their needs and interests

3.3 Develop flexible implementation plans to suit a variety of contexts and to cope with contingencies

3.4 Adapt program to changing needs of participants as required

3.5 Ensure problems in program delivery are addressed promptly

4. Evaluate activity program

4.1 Define criteria to judge effectiveness of program in consultation with clients and stakeholders

4.2 Routinely use appropriate evaluation strategies during and after program and for revision and development

4.3 Collect, organise and report evaluation information in a format which is accessible and meaningful to clients and stakeholders

4.4 Prepare and present reports as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCYTH505D appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS40310 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
  • CHC40608 - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • CHC51408 - Diploma of Youth Work
  • CHC51308 - Diploma of Education Support
  • 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)