Diploma in Youth and Community Studies

Youth Cultures & Community Trust



2 Years

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

All applicants should have at least two years experience in working with young people in either a voluntary or a paid capacity. They will supply the contact details of a person from the proposed agency, and one other reference person. Praxis will contact those persons to discuss both the suitability for working with youth and the ability to handle the academic requirements of this course. In addition, all applicants should give permission to have their police record checked by Praxis. If the police report is not satisfactory, Praxis has the discretion to deny admission. Applicants who do not hold the driver's licence (at least the learner's licence) will require a medical or other special exemption for it before starting the course. All students must be at least 18 years of age, unless special exemption is granted, and be willing to participate in this course with Christian kaupapa (focus).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $28,926
Earnings range $19,183 - $37,617
In employment 43%
In further study 44%
On a benefit 7%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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