FET Certificate: Child and Youth Care Work NQF Level 4

Course Details

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

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

Entry Requirements

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

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

The qualification comprises 5 skills programmes

Module 1: Fundamentals of child and youth care

US Type: Core
US ID: 254181
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamentals of child and youth care work
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 10


US Type: Core
US ID: 254180
Demonstrate knowledge of lifespan development theories for application in child and youth care work
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Core
US ID: 254176
Promote and uphold the rights of children and youth
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 04


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 254179
Work as part of a team, under supervision, with children and youth at risk
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 9016
Represent, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3 dimensional space in different contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 04


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7468
Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06

Total Credits: 34

Module 2: Basic communication skills

US Type: Core
US ID: 254184
Apply basic communication skills in interactions with children and youth at risk
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 254187
Demonstrate basic interpersonal skills with children and youth at risk, and their families
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119465
Write/present/sign texts for a range of communication contexts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119472
Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119462
Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 35

Module 3: Support and caring skills

US Type: Core
US ID: 254178
Demonstrate basic caring skills for children and youth at risk
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Core
US ID: 254184
Apply behaviour management and support techniques in routine child and youth care contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 01


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 9015
Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119467
Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119471
Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 23

Module 4: Professional and personal competence

US Type: Core
US ID: 254183
Apply personal development strategies and skills to enhance effective service delivery in child and youth care work
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 07


US Type: Core
US ID: 254182
Demonstrate knowledge of activities within programming and implement activities in child and youth care work
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 10


US Type: Core
US ID: 254457
Observe, record and report in a child and youth care context
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119547
Interpret and use information from texts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119469
Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 32

Module 5: Developmental and therapeutic work

US Type: Core
US ID: 254186
Participate in a developmental assessment
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 254175
Describe the use of relationships for developmental and therapeutic ends in child and youth care work
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 254174
Demonstrate knowledge of the developmental approach to therapeutic work with children and youth at risk
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119459
Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Elective
US ID: 260597
Provide information about HIV and AIDS and treatment options in community care and support situations
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 08

Total Credits: 34

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