How does the placement work?
Expected key learning outcomes
- To confirm client developmental status
- To identify and respond to children and young people at risk
- To engage respectfully with young people
- To respond to critical situations
|Placement type||Age group||Contact hours|
|Certificate IV in Youth Work||12–25 years old||5 weeks / 120 hours|
Requirements for partners
- appointing a representative (with qualification equal to the student's course or higher in a similar field) to supervise the student for the placement duration
- providing opportunities for the student to meet the learning objectives of their placement experience
- providing an appropriate orientation for the student such as:
- your organisation’s policies and procedures
- occupational health and safety practices (e.g. accident and emergency procedures)
- information on break times
- names and roles of key personnel
- allowing visits by Swinburne to monitor and assess the student's progress
- providing the student with constructive feedback
- verifying the student’s attainment of skills
- meeting with the student and supervisor (teacher) from Swinburne for placement review meeting.
If a student has not notified you of their absence and has not attended placement in the first two days, please advise the supervisor from Swinburne.