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Youth Work Practice

Course Code: CIYWP
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: National Open College Network (NOCN)
  • Duration: Six months
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: One day per week, 9.30am - 4.00pm

What's it all about?

This course is for people who have an interest in working with and supporting young people.
It will provide the perfect starting point to gain an understanding of the theory and approaches related to youth in practice and gives successful applicants the opportunity to practise the approaches learnt within a placement setting and the opportunity to reflect on their practice and progress. 

 It is a perfect course for those who are already volunteering with young people and would like to learn more and gain a qualification at the same time. It will also support the applicant to increase in confidence, self-awareness as well as planning group work and collaborative working.

Course information

This course involves attending the College one day a week alongside completing a 40 hour work placement in a setting which involves working with young people. 

You will need to be aged 18+ and have a passion for working with young people. You will be required to undertake a 40 hour placement as part of the course – therefore, it would be an advantage if you were already volunteering in some work with young people.

Assessment will be undertaken through the completion of a portfolio, observations of practice and discussions, one-to-one meetings and in a group. 

Successful completion of this course will open doors to job opportunities working with young people. For more information visit the National Body for Youth Work England’s website

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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