Diploma of Youth Work
TAFE Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

This course is perfect for those who want to work with young people in a diverse range of settings. This course provides learners with the practical knowledge needed to engage respectfully with young people and identify and respond to people in crisis. Students learn to conduct group activities, manage case loads, and to develop and implement procedures to help young people address their needs.


VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Additional entry requirements

Prior to industry placement students may need to receive and provide evidence of the following checks, Working with Children Check (Blue Card in Queensland) and Australian Federal Police Check carried out no longer than three (3) months prior to commencement of your course. Contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus for more information relating to Vocational Placement.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Child safety support officer, youth mental health and disability youth worker., youth justice youth worker, support worker, child and youth residential care worker, school based youth support officer, indigenous Support Worker.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025


Fee *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Course Duration

11/2 years On campus with some online

Darling Downs & South West QLD