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Our guide to youth work training courses

If you would like to provide support for young people in your community, a youth work training course could be the best place to start your career. To take a youth work training course you need to be a good communicator and a good listener. You will learn how to help young people develop personally and socially, as well as ensuring they have access to a good education. You might find that your youth work training has a practical aspect, where you are involved in organising a youth event.

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Supporting and Engaging with Young People

  Working with young people can be challenging and rewarding, all at the same time which is why many people choose to go into professions such as social work and child care. However, roles in this area do often require training and there are many courses available more

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Youth Mentorship Programme

Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Price: £700.00 £665.00

Where: England

The purpose of this programme therefore is to help people discover who they really are so that they can run their lives with meaning and purpose...

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Related careers: Youth and Community Worker

Youth and community workers (community learning and development workers in Scotland) encourage the social, personal and educational development of people. Youth workers work mainly with the young while community workers work with other groups. In Scotland, community learning and development workers are also responsible for adult education. Many youth workers work in a club or centre organising sports, drama, educational and other activities to provide informal guidance to young people. Projects may be concerned with health education, study support, young offenders,...more