Youth Worker Training

Youth/Children, Social Care/Development


Youth Worker Training course provides a thorough and insightful exploration into the field of youth work, offering participants a comprehensive understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and methods employed by youth workers. Through a series of modules, learners will delve into various aspects of youth work, beginning with an introduction to its fundamental principles and progressing to an in-depth examination of the legal obligations and social influences that shape the practice.

Participants will gain valuable insights into the diverse needs and challenges facing young people today, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to effectively engage with and support them in a range of settings. From understanding the complexities of youth development to honing practical techniques for building rapport and fostering positive relationships, this course provides a solid foundation for those aspiring to work with young individuals.

Moreover, the course explores the potential career pathways within youth work, highlighting the rewarding opportunities available in fields such as social work, youth advocacy, and community development.

Whether you are a social work student, educator, community volunteer, or simply someone passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, this course offers invaluable insights and resources to help you succeed in your youth work journey.

By the end of the course, participants will emerge with a deeper understanding of the complexities of youth work, as well as the confidence and skills to embark on a fulfilling career dedicated to supporting and empowering young individuals in their communities.

What you will learn

  • Learn the fundamental principles and concepts of youth work.
  • Gain insights into the role and methods employed by youth workers.
  • Understand the legal responsibilities associated with youth work.
  • Explore the social influences affecting young people.
  • Acquire knowledge about youth work as a potential career path in social work.
  • Develop skills to effectively engage with and support young people in various contexts.

What you require

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.