Introduction to contraception for youth workers (free online module)

Online  |  At no cost


This module is also included in our free Half Day Equivalent, Full Day Equivalent and Sex in the City — Young People’s Sexual Health courses.

Course Overview

This online learning activity will give you knowledge and resources to enable you to confidently and accurately discuss contraceptive methods with young people in order for them to make decisions about their reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing that are right for them.

Content Includes

  • An overview of reproductive systems.
  • Considerations of who might use contraception and why.
  • Available methods of contraception in Australia.
  • Emergency contraception.

Entry Requirements / Eligibility

Professionals working with young people (adolescents) outside the mainstream secondary schooling system who are:

  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (LGBTIQ+)
  • culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • from regional Victoria

Course Outcome

Certificate of completion: Introduction to contraception for youth workers


This 2-hour online learning activity can be undertaken at your own pace.