Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work

By: Lighthouse Training and Consultancy   10/07/2012
Keywords: children, teaching, Courses

This Youth Work course is suitable for adults 19 years and over and will take up to 12 months to complete depending on the time you can put into your portfolio for assessment. This is a JNC recognised course and is suitable for anyone wishing to undertake part time youth work. What does it include? Learners must achieve a minimum of 23 credits: 17 credits. Credits are gained for each unit achieved which them make up the Certificate. Som of the units: Understanding youth work principles and practice Safeguarding young people in a youth work setting Youth work principles, knowledge and skills in work-based practice Supporting the provision of information and advice to young people How is the course assessed? Assessment is based on building a portfolio of evidence. This will involve written assignments and tasks. In addition to written work you will be assessed and gain evidence through taught activities, workplace observations, workplace supervision, witness statements and professional discussion. Learners will be expected to participate fully in the taught activities and present pieces of work to the group for discussion. What do I need to get on to it? Learners need to have access to the real work environment and will need to be working with young people a minimum of 3 sessions a week and be CRB cleared. You will need written confirmation from your employer/workplace supervisor that they are prepared to support you through this qualification. A reference will be required at interview. Where does it lead? This qualification is a route to paid employment. It can also lead to the Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice. Awarding Body National Open College Network Course fee: £800

Keywords: children, Courses, teaching

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