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Youth Work Practice Diploma

Youth Work Practice Diploma

Description

A course to develop your skills and knowledge in youth work practice. The programme is a nationally recognised qualification endorsed by the National Youth Agency and accredited by ABC Awards.

The Diploma in Youth Work Practice is a nationally recognised qualification at level 3 endorsed by the National Youth Agency and accredited by ABC Awards. The programme benefits those who are involved in work with young people in voluntary or paid roles, who want to develop skills and knowledge in youth work and have the opportunity to progress into higher education to pursue the attainment of a professional status. 

The programme offers a blended learning approach which includes workshops, seminars and online resources and is led by experienced and qualified youth and community work professionals. Throughout this course, you will develop a portfolio for assessment to demonstrate competencies and provide a record of practice.You will enjoy use of the University of Northampton’s extensive resources and quality learning environment.

Units include: Young People’s Development; Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting; Reflective Practice in a Youth Work Setting; Theory of Youth Work; Engaging and Communicating With Young People; plus relevant optional units.

Entry requirements are:

  • Work experience in an established youth work environment
  • Supervision by a qualified worker
  • Level 2 certificate in youth work practice or equivalent

For further details visit

http://www.northampton.ac.uk/study/courses/youth-work-practice/

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