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Level 2 Award


Course Title/s:

ABC Level 2 Award in Youth Work Practice

Target Group:

The Level 2 Award is aimed at staff with experience as youth workers but do not hold a recognised qualification. 

Course Information:

The course has been designed to meet the set National Occupational Standards and to enhance the skills, knowledge and overall performance of candidates through real work activities.

It provides people engaged in youth work at a face to face level with the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification.  The course can be completed between 3- 6 months depending on how fast you work and are able to get your evidence together.

Course Content:

Candidates must achieve a minimum of 10 credits. 

3 credits must come from the Mandatory Units, 7 credits from the Optional Units.

Mandatory Unit:

• Understanding youth work principles and practices. (3 credits)

A list of some of the Optional Units:

• Safeguarding young people in a youth work setting. (4 credits)

• Youth work principles, knowledge and skills in work-based practice. (7 credits)

• Support the provision of information and advice to young people. (3 credits)

• Support young people’s play and leisure (3 credits)

• Understand partnership working in services for young people (2 credits)

• Contribute to young people’s health and safety (3 credits)

• Designing and delivering a programme of peer education activities (3 credits)

• Reviewing and sharing learning from peer education activities (1 credit)

• Dealing with challenging behaviour within peer activities (1 credit)

• Designing, creating and reviewing learning resources for peer activities (1 credit)

• Developing communication skills within peer activities (1 credit)

• Working with peers in a group (1 credit)

• Working with peers in one to one situations (1 credit)

• Contribute to the support of positive environments for young people (3 credits)

• Safeguard the welfare of young people (3 credits)

Course Dates:

Register onto the programme at anytime.