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Award in Youth Work Practice Level 2 course

16 October 2017 - 29 January 2018

Time: 6-9pm

Venue: Crumlin Caerphilly

Email: YCPWApplications@adultlearning.wales

Website: www.adultlearning.wales

If you have any queries about the course or assessment tasks please contact: 

Rachel Burton on 07960 858835 Email: rachel.burton@adultlearning.wales 

Robert Burton on 07841 117800 Email: robert.burton@adultlearning.wales 

This is an Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales funded course. Course costs will be subsidised by the College for organisations that have a service level agreement in place for 2017—18. 

1. Target Audience 

The Award in Youth Work Practice is targeted at learners, working under supervision in the voluntary or statutory youth work sectors. 

Entry requirements - learners must be: 

2. Purpose of the Qualification 

The purpose of the qualification is to prepare learners for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and skills in youth work practice. 

3. Achieving the Award 

The Level Two Award in Youth Work Practice is composed of a total of 4 units. To achieve the Award, the learner must achieve all four units. 

This Award contains the following units and 30hours of placement (see below (5) below):

Unit Code

Unit Title 

Optional/ 

Mandatory 

Credit 

Value 

Level 

PR52CY094

Engaging and Communicating with Young People

Mandatory

2

Two

PR52CY098

Theory of Youth Work

Mandatory

2

Two

PR52CY099

Safeguarding in a youth Work Setting

Mandatory

2

Two

PR52CY100

Young People’s Development

Mandatory

2

Two

Learners must complete all units within two years of registration. 

4. Assessment Requirements 

Learners must complete a range of tasks outlined in the assessment criteria and include: Written assignments / task sheets / observation / group and project work. 

5. Work Based Learning (Practice in a Youth Work Setting) 

The learner will spend up to 30 hours on placement activities. 

Please note: Before the placement is commenced a current DBS is required, and a signed Placement Agreement Form must be submitted to the College by line manager/supervisor who is qualified at level 3 or above. 

The placement learning can be achieved by working in a youth club or other youth organisation for a few hours a week or for a block period. However it is required that the placement learning covers a sufficient period of time for the learner to develop relationships with the young people and extend and review their practice and professional development. 

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