Certificate in Youth Work Practice Level 2
You can develop your practitioner skills working with young people and employers in the youth and community work field on this stimulating course.
Level: Level 2
Purpose: Continuing Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 260
Duration: 5 months
Next course: 11 September 2019 – 13 February 2020
What are the qualifications about?
You will learn about the theory of youth work practice and carry out supervised work in the field. Your practical experience on this course may be suitable as your supervised practice if you are already working in a youth and community work setting.
Who are they for?
If you are already working in youth work area or would like to, this course would be beneficial, although you don’t need to have previous experience.
What do I need?
You don’t need any specific academic qualifications, though you would need to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin has a strong background in the teaching of social and community work. Your learning will be enhanced by our friendly, community environment, coupled with high quality and supportive teaching.
What sorts of things do they cover?
- Understand Child and Young Person Development
- Engaging and Communicating with Young People
- Group Work Within a Youth Work Setting
- Theory of Youth Work
- Reflective Practice in a Youth Work Setting
- Anti-Discriminatory Practice in Youth Work
- Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting
- Work-Based Practice in Youth Work
- Working with Challenging Behaviour in Youth Work Settings
How will I learn and be assessed?
Your sessions will include practice-based learning, individual study and assessment.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 2: 260 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Certificate in Youth Work Practice Level 2 usually takes:
- 5 months part time
What jobs could they lead to?
You will have access to youth support worker roles or put in motion your educational journey towards being a youth work practitioner.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.