This course provides knowledge, skills, understanding and reflective practice in the field of community youth work and an opportunity to gain a professional qualification in the area.
The course has three main aims:
• To develop effective professional practitioners in community youth work
• To challenge, develop and engage critically in issues that relate to the field of community youth work through informed and innovative methods of teaching and learning
• To enhance the professional skills and employability of community youth workers.
Students normally have to be in full-time, paid employment. The course is professionally recognised by the North South Education and Training Standards (NSETS) committee, the professional body for youth work practitioners in Ireland.
As a qualified Community Youth Worker you will be equipped to undertake key roles in opportunities across the statutory and community and voluntary sectors.