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THE YOUTH WORK
basic youth work training
youth work training academy
advanced youth work training
Introduction to Youth Work , Attitudes and Values, Youth Participation and Empowerment, Programme Planning, Child Protection, Equality and Anti-discrimination, and Games Games ,Games!
HIPY, 12-14 Townhead Street, Hamilton, ML3 7BE
Courses will run twice yearly. Places are limited so please apply as soon as possible!(Exact dates of courses will be confirmed and posted as soon as available)
Anyone age 15+ looking to become a volunteer youth worker
The Youth Work Training Academy is for young people interested in becoming volunteer youth workers in their communities. Trainees are given free training, support and work experience preparing them to volunteer with young people in their community and transferable skills which improve future job prospects.
Who can apply?
Young people aged 14-21yrs living in Blantyre & Hamilton, Cambuslang & Rutherglen or areas of Larkhall.
What will you do?
You will get the opportunity to participate in free training and work placements two evenings per week and occasional weekends. You will also be offered the chance to participate in a residential weekend away. Travel expenses and branded clothing will be provided for all participants. Students graduating from the programme will leave with increased confidence, qualifications and improved career prospects. All students will leave with a completed CV and will be supported to achieve their goals.
Training opportunities include:
• Basic Youth Work Training
• Advanced youth Work Training
• First Aid
• Child Protection
• Work Placements
• Food Hygiene
• Youth Achievement Awards and Saltire Awards
• Issue Based Workshops
• And Much More!
Work experience includes:
• Volunteering experience in a youth club
• Shadowing an experienced youth worker
• Developing and delivering youth programmes
• Evaluating youth work activities
2 courses per year - Spring & Autumn
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Team building, local and national policies, professional relationships, planning and evaluating effective programmes, youth accreditation and partnership working.
This course is an intensive residential and takes place over a weekend in March each year.
What is included
Transport, accommodation, food and training materials
Anyone aged 18+ who has completed the Basic Youth Work training and has had some youth work volunteering experience