Christian Youth Work Training

Training with qualifications: Further Education (Levels 1 - 3)

Courses validated to QCF Levels 1, 2 or 3. Level 2 is equivalent to GCSE A* - C and Level 3 is equivalent to A-Level
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SWYM ~ The Academy

This course will encourage you to “Step Up” and “Step Out”, building on the discipleship journey in Be Transformed and go deeper into specific topics. During the course, you will sharpen your skills and experience to develop your practice through group work, leadership and managing programmes.

from South West Youth Ministries

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Youth Link NI ~ Award in Youth Work Practice

The Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice [24 credits (incorporating the Award -13 credits)] is made up of 10 units covering a range of topics such as the context of youth work in Northern Ireland as well as providing an understanding of the needs of young people, health and safety, safeguarding and managing challenging behaviour. It also includes knowledge and guidance on how to plan, deliver and evaluate a youth work activity.  This Level 2 Certificate is accredited through OCN NI and is assessed through a written portfolio of material and evidence of engagement in workshop activities.

The Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice [15 credits] is made up of 4 units covering group work theory, as well as the planning, delivery and evaluation of a group work programme, in a youth work / ministry context.  This Level 3 Certificate is accredited through OCN NI and is a competence-based qualification, which includes assessment of knowledge via a written portfolio, as well as observation of direct practice while delivering group work session(s) with young people in a youth work / ministry context.

Managed by Youthlink: Northern Ireland. The inter-church youth service - Church of Ireland, Methodist, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic Churches, and the Quakers.

from Youth Link NI

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Youth Work Apprenticeship

A 12 month Apprenticeship in youth work and ministry with placement in a parish church in the Peterborough Diocese (Northamptonshire, Peterborough & Rutland). Training is delivered by the YMCA George Williams College in London, with additional support, coaching and training from Diocesan staff.  Apprentices are paid the national apprentice wage and accommodation is provided.
Level 2 Functional Skills training and accreditation also offered where needed.

from Peterborough Diocese