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SCQF CERTIFICATE IN YOUTH WORK PRACTICE: SCQF LEVEL 5

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Evening
Duration

6 Months - 1 Evening p/m

Start date
Jan 2023
Campus
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Course overview

This course is aimed at Youth Workers and volunteers working in Youth Work settings, with young people aged 12 and above.

It aims to enhance and develop existing skills in the field of Youth Work and will also develop new skills and practice in working with young people in modern day settings.

What you will learn

This course consists of seven individually certificated units each of approximately 20 hours learning, delivered by:

3 hour College-based induction and introduction session;
3 hours of reflective reading;
12 hours of reflective practice; and
3 hours of reflective evaluation of learning (either College-based or online submission).

The units which make up this course will be delivered by an initial seminar introduction, followed by the opportunity to read more, reflect and practice in your own Youth Work environment, with online discussion support on Moodle.

Entry requirements

To undertake this course you must be actively involved in either paid or voluntary youth work roles. Assessments will be based on both theory and practice of Youth Work therefore, being actively working or volunteering in a youth work setting is crucial

For further information please contact

Maggie Murphy, Senior Curriculum Manager, mmurphy@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk

Career Opportunities

Opportunities to progress your career in Youth Work  

Future prospects

The course provides an opportunity for youth workers to gain a formal qualification in youth work practice and can support progression to HNC Working with Communities