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FET Certificate: Child and Youth Care Work NQF Level 4

 

Further Education & Training Certificate:
Child and Youth Care Work

NQF Level 4: ID 60209

 

Child and Youth Care Work

NQF Level 4 (Credits 165) - HWSETA Accredited

Duration

This is a one year qualification and can also be offered as a HWSETA skills programme

Access to the qualification

No person with a child abuse record; history of violent crimes; or substance abuse record should be considered for this qualification

Purpose

This qualification will be useful for:

  • Auxiliary child and youth care workers
  • Persons who work in related fields such as social workers, pastoral counsellors, where knowledge and skill of child and youth care work is an advantage

Entry requirements

  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3

Recipients of this qualification will be able to:

  • Perform clearly defined tasks and activities which contribute to holistic care and development of the young person
  • Develop themselves purposefully, professionally and as a resource for child and youth care work
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and work in ways that are consistent with the ethics of the field and workplace
  • Demonstrate understanding of on-line and consultative supervision and their role in the provision of care and own personal development
  • Describe and uphold the rights of young people, and promote these in their practice
  • Work under the supervision of an appointed supervisor and as a member of a team

The qualification comprises 5 programmes

Module 1: Fundamentals of child and youth care

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 254181  Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamentals of child and youth care work 03 10
Core 254180 Demonstrate knowledge of lifespan development theories for application in child and youth care work 04 05
Core 254176 Promote and uphold the rights of children and youth 03 04
Core 254179 Work as part of a team, under supervision, with children and youth at risk 04 05
Fundamental 9016  Represent, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3 dimensional space in different contexts 04 04
Fundamental 7468 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues 40 06
Total 34

Module 2: Basic communication skills

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 254185 Apply basic communication skills in interactions with children and youth at risk 04 08
Core 254187 Demonstrate basic interpersonal skills with children and youth at risk, and their families  04 12
Fundamental 119465 Write/present/sign texts for a range of communication contexts  03 05
Fundamental 119472 Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication 03 05
Fundamental 119462 Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts  04 05
Total 35

Module 3: Support and caring skills

Core US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 254178 Demonstrate basic caring skills for children and youth at risk 03 06
Core 254184 Apply behaviour management and support techniques in routine child and youth care contexts 04 01
Fundamental 9015 Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems 04 06
Fundamental 119467 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 03 05
Fundamental 119471 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 04 05
Total 23

Module 4: Professional and personal competence

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 254183 Apply personal development strategies and skills to enhance effective service delivery in child and youth care work 04 07
Core 254182 Demonstrate knowledge of activities within programming and implement activities in child and youth care work 04 10
Core 254457 Observe, record and report in a child and youth care context 04 05
Fundamental 119547 Interpret and use information from texts 03 05
Fundamental 119469 Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts 04 05
Total 32

Module 5: Developmental and therapeutic work

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 254186 Participate in a developmental assessment  04 08
Core 254175 Describe the use of relationships for developmental and therapeutic ends in child and youth care work 04 08
Core 254174 Demonstrate knowledge of the developmental approach to therapeutic work with children and youth at risk  03 05
Fundamental 119459 Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts  04 05
Elective 260597 Provide information about HIV and AIDS and treatment options in community care and support situations  03 08
Total 34
 
St John Training Centres offering this course
Bloemfontein (051) 444 6276
Cape Town (021) 461 8420
Durban (031) 305 6588
East London (043) 722 9840
Fish Hoek (021) 782 3306
Grahamstown (046) 636 1650
Johannesburg (011) 403 4227
Kimberley (053) 838 2519
Port Elizabeth (041) 364 2701/2
Somerset West (021) 851 7394

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18/08/2016