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Ready for Youth Work (SQCF Level 3)

Ready for Youth Work is a practical course for youth workers and volunteers to ensure that they can: create a safe space for young people; plan, deliver and evaluate fun youth work sessions for young people; engage young people meaningfully and celebrate and recognise their achievements.

Duration: 2 days, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16

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PDA in Youth Work (SCQF Level 6)

This exciting course will offer youth workers and volunteers from youth groups the chance to undertake a nationally recognised SQA qualification in youth work. The PDA in Youth Work is made up of three units: Understanding and Exploring Youth Work, Engaging with Young People and Delivering Youth Work. Participants will be required to complete all three units, three assessments and undertake a practical placement and observation within their workplace or the youth club/group where they volunteer.

Duration: 6 days over 3 months, Number of participants: Min 10 - Max 16

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ILM Leading in Youth Work (SQCF Level 9)

Leading in Youth Work is a partnership between Youth Scotland and the Social Enterprise Academy. It is an programme that aims to: strengthen your abilities and confidence in your leadership, develop your strategic thinking to lead your organisation sustainably, explore the challenges and opportunities you face in the youth work sector in Scotland and you will gain practical skills to develop successful partnerships.

Duration: 6 days over 3 months
This course is run by Youth Scotland nationally