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Course Title: Advanced Apprenticeship in Youth Work
Course Code: OR101

This framework has been designed as a nationally recognised training programme that offers a route of entry into the Youth Work sector in England. It is appropriate for those looking to work in the private, public or voluntary and community sector.

The framework requires the successful completion of a number of components, including a nationally recognised qualification, which is independently assessed and certificated. Successful learners will have the knowledge and skills that are applicable to their role, including the underlying skills to be able to operate as an effective employee in the Youth Work sector.

This course is delivered in partnership with UK Youth and Hampshire Youth Service.



Diploma in Youth Work Practice (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:

Delivering youth and community support work in local and area projects
Helping to run arts-based activities, community/environmental projects, residential activities, outdoor education and sporting activities
Identifying and pursuing sources of funding for projects to improve services and/or resources for young people
Drawing up business plans, writing reports and making formal presentations to funding bodies
Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Functional Skills if needed.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English, key or functional skills are desirable You will need a keen interest in a career in this subject, be willing to learn new skills and undertake practical tasks You will be required to find a work placement/employer for the duration of your apprenticeship Recent experience of youth work is essential.

Career Opportunities

Youth Worker