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

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    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

    • Community Research

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    Unit 2: Theory of Youth Work (TYW)

    • Unit Criteria: Theory of Youth Work (TYW)

    • Introduction to the Theory of Youth work

    • 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

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    Unit 3: 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”.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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

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    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

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    Unit 5: Reflective Practice

    • Reflective Diary sheet

    • RPYW1 Part 1 video

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    Unit 6: Group Work with Young People

    • Tuckmans Teams

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    Unit 7: Work Based Practice

    • 60 Hours evidence Logsheet

  • 9

    Unit 8: Anti Discriminatory Practice in Youth Work

    • Work sheet 13.1

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    Unit 9: Managing Behaviour that Challenges in Youth Work

    • Unit Criteria

  • 11

    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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