We have been given an Apprenticeship contract to deliver the NVQ Level 2 and Level 3 in Youth Work.

The qualification covers a number of units some of which are;

  • Safeguarding
  • Group Work in the Youth Work Setting
  • Engaging with Young People
  • Reflective Practice
  • Working with Challenging Behaviour


As part of the framework Essential Skills will be completed along with an Employment Rights and Responsibilities Booklet.

This Qualification should take about 12 months to complete.

Monthly meeting will be held to complete a progress review and to set portfolio tasks.

Most of the qualification will be completed from work based practice and evidence can be provided through;

  • Observation
  • Reflections
  • Planning
  • Worksheets
  • Professional Discussions
  • Witness testimony (completed by young people or colleagues)

Candidates must be in payed employment working 16 hours or more a week and have regular contact with young people.

For more information please contact Kimberley McCarthy on


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