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Youth Work courses

Make a difference in young people's lives by studying youth work from Victoria University. Learn how to organise community activities aimed at older children and adolescents. We offer a range of learning so you can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • youth worker
  • disability services/special needs
  • youth services management.


Our youth work courses are provided by:

TAFE certificates & diplomas 2 courses

Duration: 1 year
Develop the skills to provide support and training to people with disabilities in community-based and residential settings.
Duration: 1 year
Launch your career as a youth worker and make a difference in a range of community-based programs.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 2 courses

Duration: 3 years
Learn the skills to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people. Victoria University's Bachelor of Youth Work is the largest program of its kind in Australia, and is delivered by experts in the field.
Duration: 4 years
The Bachelor of Youth Work/Bachelor of Sport Management course aims to produce competent youth workers and sport management professionals who have practical management and leadership skills.
I have grown so much as a youth worker because of the opportunities VU has given me. I got a hands-on education as a youth worker in my placements in the youth work sector and have been asked to return to work on multiple camping programs because of my dedication and hard work.
Alexandra Huculak

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