Youth Work and Communities (Level 6)
SCQF LevelLevel 6
Full-time, one year
If you’re interested in a career in youth work, adult learning or community development, this course can help you on your way.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have relevant experience and/or a clear interest in working with communities, then we’ll also consider you for a place.* * Five relevant National 5s or equivalent including English or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent
This course will introduce you to the values and principles of Community Learning and Development (CLD). It will develop your understanding of community through exploring a range of issues including poverty, addiction, equality and social justice.
You’ll learn strategies on how to work more effectively with individuals and groups to help them improve their lives and their communities.
You’ll spend 3 days in college
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
In this course you will have built transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of: