Training For Youth Workers
Starting out as a youth and community worker and looking for some hints, tips and free resources?
An experienced youth worker interested in developing your skills through training?
We offer specialist training for both new and experinced youth and community workers. We spceialise in participation practice and facilitation, e.g. how to run effectve group work, how to train young people, how to action plan projects with young people. For other youth work training e.g. national youth and community work qualifications, please visit www.nya.org.uk
Group Work Skills (GWS) course
"Our National Survey of statutory youth work revealed that ‘group work skills’ was the area that we need to invest in most, as this was nationally highlighted as an area of work that could be significantly improved.” HMI, Ofsted for youth services.
This one day course is for part-time or full-time youth and community workers, especially those who are new to the profession of who do not have much experience of delivering group work sessions. It is also suitable for those who want to become more skilled and confident when working with groups, and helping groups hold discussions or reach decisions. See more quotes from people who have been on this training course here
"We found the Group Work Skills training highly valuable in providing the skills required to work with young people to produce productive and enjoyable groups. There were some great ideas for activities that I’m sure we will use frequently in all of the group work we provide." Laura Crosby, Programmes Officer, Rainsbrook STC
Training of Trainers
This course is for people who want to learn new skills for planning and delivering training to young people, to their peers or to professionals, For more information please look at the overview of the course
Anti-discrimination (Equality and Diversity) Training
This course is designed for anyone who wants to know more about equality and diversity and how to challenge discrimination in a youth work environment. For more information please look at the overview of the course
Designing Participatory Events Training
This course is for people who want to use more creative tools for designing events with young people and their colleagues. For more information please look at the overview of the course