Training with qualifications: Further Education (Levels 1 - 3)
Delivered in partnership with the Diocese of Sheffield, the Diocese of Derby and Valley CIDS, the Aurora Certificate in Children’s Ministry is a training course for children’s work volunteers based in the South Yorkshire area and Derbyshire areas, and is delivered on two sites, Rotherham and Chesterfield with combined sessions at Cliff College.
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Delivered in partnership with the Diocese of Sheffield, the Sheffield Methodist circuit, The Church of Ireland & the Methodist Church in Wales the Aurora Certificate in Youth Ministry is a training course for youth work volunteers based in the South Yorkshire, Southern Ireland, and mid Wales regions and is delivered in Rotherham and Cliff College, Newton, and Dublin.
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The Level 3 Certificate is recognised as conveying the Youth Support Worker Level 3 recognition.
The course involves 6 day conferences, distance learning, reflective supervision and learning by doing!
One student says “I enjoyed gaining a better insight into youth work. I loved the fact that the course gave a chance to apply our learning and learn things outside of the classroom. My knowledge has increased and my love for youth work has also increased.”
Equip Children’s Ministry is a Level 3 qualification for those working with children and their families within their community including church as a paid worker, volunteer, gap year student or young leader.
The course combines key understandings about the world of the child, their faith and spiritual journey, with the development of key playwork skills relevant for children’s work and ministry. In addition, the role and responsibilities of children and families worker working in a church and/or wider community context are explored. Within these focal areas, learners are challenged to undertake Biblical and Theological reflection on ministry and work with children and their families.
One student says “The tutor was very supportive and made the course informative and fun. The course has given me more confidence and has helped me focus more on our children and their many different needs.”