Youth Work

Salus deliver Youth Work Qualifications in association with George Williams YMCA College.ymca

We are able to offer:

  • 2 units from the Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to Youth Work (awarded by ABC)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice (9 units; awarded by ABC)

2 units from Level 1 Certificate

For learners who are 16+ and interested in working with young people in a paid or in a volunteering capacity.

Provides the opportunity for learners to gain a basic understanding of the scope of the youth work sector, exploring:

  • Issues that affect young people
  • The role of youth work in addressing these
  • The different youth work settings in which the work takes place

The programme is delivered over 6 sessions (3 hrs per session), with a minimum of 8 learners.

Learners must attend all sessions, and build a portfolio of evidence.

Learners must have a satisfactory DBS check to enrol on the course.

We are able to offer this course to individuals or groups. Please contact us for more information.

 

Level 2 Certificate

For practitioners who are 16+ working with young people in youth work, peer education and community education environments.

Strengthens the knowledge, skills and understanding of practitioners, exploring:

  • Theory of Youth Work
  • Safeguarding in a youth work setting
  • Young people’s Development
  • Engaging and communicating with young people
  • Group work within a youth work setting
  • Working with challenging behaviour in youth work settings
  • Work based practice in youth work
  • Reflective practice in a youth work setting
  • Anti-discriminatory practice in youth work

The programme is delivered over 20 sessions (3 hrs per session), with a minimum of 8 learners.

Learners must attend all sessions, and build a portfolio of evidence.

Learners must be planning and delivering regular face-to-face work with young people, and have a line manager that can assess and comment on their practice. In addition they must attend 4 supervision sessions with their assigned supervisor.

Learners must have a satisfactory DBS check to enrol on the course.

We are able to offer this course to individuals or groups. Please contact us for more information.

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