Course Curriculum

Qualification Number: 603/5589/X

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Introduction to the Level 2 Youth Work Award

    • Reaching Your Goals the SMART Way

    • Your Learning Plan- Introduction

    • Learning plan goals

    • How confident, knowledgeable and experienced do you feel about Youth Work Theories?

    • How confident, knowledgeable and experienced do you feel about Young Peoples development?

    • How confident, knowledgeable and experienced do you feel about Safeguarding?

    • How confident, knowledgeable and experienced do you feel about Engaging & Communicating with young people?

    • Reflective Practice - Learning Goals

    • My Learning Goals

    • Submit Your Learning Plan Worksheet if you did this in the classroom on the paper copy only. If you have just completed online in the portal you do not need to upload this worksheet.

  • 2

    Unit 1: Young People’s Development (YPD)

    • Unit criteria: Young People’s Development (YPD)

    • Introduction to Young People's Development

    • YPD1 (Theory 1): Development During Adolescence

    • Erikson's 8 Stages of Development Theory (You Tube Video with Disney References)

    • 8 Stages of Development by Erik Erikson

    • Piaget’s Intellectual Development Theory-Interactive Activity

    • YPD1 (Theory 2)

    • Submit YPD1 Worksheet

    • Submit Information About Your Organisation

    • YPD2: Theories of Adolescent Development

    • Submit YPD2 Worksheet

    • YPD3: Completing Your Worksheet

    • Submit YPD3 Worksheet

  • 3

    Unit 2: Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting (SYW)

    • Unit Criteria-Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting (SYW)

    • Introduction to Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting

    • SYW 1.1: Defining the terms “child protection” and “safeguarding”.

    • Safeguarding interactive

    • SYW 1.2: Safeguarding legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures relevant to your own organisation.

    • SYW 1.3-1.4: Your organisation’s child protection policies and procedures and how your organisation’s safeguarding policies and procedures influence your practice.

    • SYW 1.5: The boundaries of confidentiality when working with young people.

    • SYW1 Slides

    • Submit Worksheet SYW1

    • SYW 2.1-2.2: Child protection and safeguarding support agencies and forms of abuse and their characteristics.

    • Know The Signs - Emma's Story - A Victim's Perspective of Child Sexual Exploitation

    • SYW 2.3: Forms of exploitation and their characteristics.

    • SYW 2.4-2.5: Your organisation’s safeguarding officer and policies and procedures for keeping staff and volunteers safe.

    • Submit Worksheet SYW2

    • SYW 3.1: Part 1-Health and safety risk assessment risk benefit processes used in a youth work setting, including assessing behaviour and needs of an individual young person or group of young people.

    • SYW 3.1: Part 2-Minimising Risks.

    • Submit Worksheet SYW3.1

    • SYW 3.2: Part 1-Risk assessment in a youth work setting.

    • SYW 3.2: Part 2-Developing a health and safety risk assessment risk benefit analysis of work areas including off-site visits.

    • Submit Worksheet SYW3.2 - ONSITE Risk Assessment (1)

    • Submit Worksheet SYW3.2 - OFFSITE Risk Assessment (2)

    • SYW 4: Internet Safety

    • Submit Worksheet SYW4

    • Safeguarding Quiz

    • SYW 5.1-5.2: How youth work can protect and support young people and how the purposes and principles of youth work align with child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures.

    • SYW 5.3-5.4: Ways to support and empower young people to manage personal risk and challenges when implementing safeguarding procedures in a youth work setting.

    • Submit Worksheet SYW5

  • 4

    Unit 3: Theory of Youth Work (TYW)

    • Introduction to the Theory of Youth work

    • Unit Criteria: Theory of Youth Work (TYW)

    • Community Research Project Introduction

    • TWY1: The Purpose, Principles & Role of Youth Work-Introduction

    • Submit TYW1 Worksheet

    • TWY 2-3: The Purpose, Principles & Role of Youth Work-Worksheets

    • Submit TYW2 Worksheet

    • Submit TYW3 Worksheet Part 3.1

    • TYW 4: Sectors, Structures and Models of Youth Work Delivery

    • Submit TYW4 Worksheet

    • TYW 5: Skills, Knowledge, Qualities and Values of a Practicing Youth Worker

    • Submit TYW5 Worksheet

    • TYW 6: Your Skills, Knowledge and Values as a Youth Worker

    • Breaking Stereotypes: 'Pass it On' Film

    • Submit TYW6 Worksheet

  • 5

    Unit 4: Engaging & Communicating with Young People (ECYP)

    • Unit Criteria-Engaging and Communicating with Young People (ECYP)

    • Introduction to Engaging & Communicating with Young People

    • ECYP 1 -1.1: The importance of building professional relationships with young people in youth work.

    • ECYP 1.2: How effective communication skills impact on building and maintaining professional relationships with young people.

    • ECYP 1.3: Different ways to engage with young people in order to establish a professional relationship.

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP1

    • ECYP 2: Understand the different ways of engaging with young people.

    • ECYP 2.1: Approaches for engaging young people and increasing their participation in youth work.

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP2

    • ECYP 3.1: Advantages and disadvantages of different methods of communication when working with young people.

    • ECYP 3.2: The challenges of using social media to engage with young people.

    • Social Media Advantages & Disadvantages- Interactive Activity

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP3

    • ECYP 4: Communicating with young people using effective listening skills.

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP4

    • ECYP 5: Supporting young people in engaging with the local community.

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP5

    • ECYP 6.1: Supporting young people to access impartial information and guidance.

    • ECYP 6: Non-advice giving case study

    • Submit Worksheet ECYP6

  • 6

    Final Steps and Evaluation

    • Submit Your Community Research with Young People’s Views

    • Submit TYW3 Worksheet Part 3.2 & 3.3

    • Youth Work Training Courses Learner Evaluation

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