Training with qualifications: JNC Professional Qualifying Courses (Levels 6 & 7)
The CYM endorsed pathways leading to a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theology, Ministry and Mission provide the highest standard theological education and professional ministerial formation for roles with children and young people and families in church, school and community contexts. You will study in a CYM centre in one of our member colleges undertake work in a suitable Professional and Practice Agency. In addition to gaining a high quality theological education, successful completion of these BA courses will lead to professional and ministerial recognition as an Associate of CYM. This personal professional endorsement affirms that graduates from CYM have gained the understanding and skills required for professional work with children and young people and demonstrated the character, competence and creativity for leadership roles in ministry and mission. This CYM endorsed BA draws on the Common Awards modular structure that provide pathways to train people for vocations in ordained ministry, lay pioneer ministry, work with children and young people and to empower theological understanding for active discipleship. Each stage will help you to develop the necessary foundations for professional ministry, deepen this understanding through experience and develop your specialist area for in work with children and young people. CYM has also gained approval for a JNC endorsed pathway for youth work.
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 (CYM Ireland) and learning in a professional practice agency (a church or faith based organisation).
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
This programme provides an exciting opportunity to develop a professional qualification and postgraduate degree at a leading university, taught by leading academics and researchers in this field. The programme includes two placements, one of which can be in your existing place of employment if suitable. The programme attracts a broad range of UK and international students, adding to the quality and diversity of the learning experience. There is an opportunity to explore your faith and its relationship to your practice throughout the programme, including the possibility of doing a dissertation on a related topic supervised by staff who are actively researching in this field
from Durham University
Validated and endorsed by the National Youth Agency, this course enables you to graduate as a professionally qualified youth worker. With a strong focus on practical experience, learning is split between the classroom and practical experience. Placements include working as a youth practitioner in youth clubs, with detached projects, schools, further education, NCS, activity centres and faith settings