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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Youth Work at UK Training & Development

Course description

This qualification has been designed for those working in Youth Work. To achieve the award candidates must complete four mandatory units which cover, establish relationships and maintain dialogue with young people; work as an effective and reflective practitioner; work in ways that promote equality of opportunity, participation and responsibility; and work with young people to safeguard their welfare. Candidates must also complete two optional units from a choice of eight. Mandatory Units Establish Relationships and Maintain Dialogue with Young People Work as an Effective and Reflective Practitioner Work in Ways that Promote Equality of Opportunity, Participation and Responsibility Work with Young People to Safeguard their Welfare Optional Units (Candidates must complete 2 units from the list below) Enable Young People to Access and Use Information and Make Decisions Enable Young People to be Active Citizens Support Young People in Tackling Problems and Taking Action Advocate on Behalf of Young People Enable Young People to Develop Awareness of their Self-Identity and Being Work with Young People to Design and Develop Sessions Work with Young People to Manage Resources for Events, Activities or Projects Review Progress and Evaluate Opportunities with Young People Assessment Methods Time Frame: 12 months Direct Observation of candidate’s performance by the assessor and the assessor’s judgment on testimony from an Expert Witness Testimony are the main methods of assessment and primary sources of evidence. The majority of assessment for this qualification will take place in the work place under real work conditions, using observations by a qualified assessor and/or testimony form an expert witness, work products etc. Framework Requirements This can be undertaken as part of an Apprenticeship in Youth Work and would require the following components to be completed. Employment Rights & Responsibilities Key Skills Application of Number Level 1 Communications Level 1 HSE First Aid Qualification Progression Taking this qualification can provide a route into professional youth work qualifications or into working with young people in other settings such as youth justice, leisure, arts or health and social care. The qualification is recognised by local authority and voluntary youth services, and prove that you have the skills needed to do your job. Learners may progress onto various pathways such as the following NVQs in Health and Social care; Children's Care, Learning and Development; Community Development Work; Youth Justice Services: Advice and Guidance; Playwork. For further information or an application form call UK Training & Development on: 01442 230130 or email or apply online at

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Last updated date: 26 October 2015
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