Christian Youth Work Training

Training with qualifications: JNC Professional Qualifying Courses (Levels 6 & 7)

Courses recognised as carrying Professional Grade status in youth work. From September 2010 you can only qualify if you gain an undergraduate Honours Degree (Level 6) or a Postgraduate Diploma (Level 7). There are different validating bodies in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, but they all recognise each other's qualifications. See additional notes.
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CYM ~ BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology

Three year full-time or part-time equivalent degree course validated by the University of Gloucestershire and incorporating professional validation (JNC); combining teaching days at the regional centre (Ireland - Youthlink NI Belfast; Midlands - St John’s Nottingham) and learning in a professional practice agency (a church or faith based organisation).

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CYM ~ MA Youth & Community Work and Practical Theology

Delivered by the Institute for Children, Youth and Mission (CYM) through block teaching weeks, seminars and distance learning materials.  Part-time three year course with September and March start dates

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Isle of Wight Youth for Christ YTP Scheme

Isle Of Wight YFC are looking to recruit more placement based degree students onto their YTP scheme next September.
Gain 20hrsyouthwork experience each week, based in a placement church who will support and encourage you as well as stretch you and give you lots of youth ministry opportunities.
Work with an experienced, helpful and passionate Youth For Christ team on a wide range of projects from small group work to island wide projects.
Receive £2300 each year towards your college fees and an additional £800 towards your travel expenses…plus free accommodation and meals!
Live on a beautiful Island!
Earn a JNC accredited degree in Applied Theology (Youth & Community Work) at Moorlands College.
For details of the degree course, see the Moorlands College entry: BA Honours Applied Theology (Youth & Community Work)

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Moorlands ~ BA (Hons) Applied Theology (Youth and Community Work)

A three-year degree programme that can be studied at Moorlands College Christchurch (either Campus-Based or Placement-Based) or Moorlands Midlands (Placement-Based), learning through immersive taught modules and varied practical experience.  Award includes JNC professional qualification

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Nazarene/SSCM ~ BA (Hons) Theology (Youth and Community)

The Youth and Community path of the BA (Hons) in Theology will equip Christian youth and community workers for a range of ministries. Carefully tailored to deliver a blend of specialist knowledge and skills training, along with extensive opportunities for putting them into practice, this programme will reflect upon the relationship between theology and youth and community work practice.  The course is delivered in conjunction with the Scottish School of Christian Ministry

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