Youth Work Studies

Category Social Studies » Youth Work
Type Full Time
Description The Youth Work course explores the theory, policy and practice of youth work equipping students with all the necessary practical skills and knowledge to make a difference in their community by offering help and guidance to underprivileged or disaffected youths.

Youth workers promote the personal, educational and social development of young people aged between 13 and 19 and may also work with young people with learning difficulties up to the age of 25.

Youth workers respond to the needs and interests of young people and work in a range of environments from youth centres to schools and colleges.

Course content modules
1. Communications
2. Work Experience
3. Working with Young People
4. Understanding Youth Work
5. Young people and Society
6. Human Growth & Development
7. Substance Use - Issues for Youth Work
8. Practical Youth Leadership
Location Dublin City
Secondary Location Dublin City Centre
Company Portobello Institute
On site Facilities Canteen, Public Transport Links
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 25 weeks
Course Times 9:30 - 16:30
Qualification Earned • Portobello Institute Certificate in Youth Work • FETAC Level 5 Major Award, Youth Work EYXXX
Entry Requirements Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Acceptance to Full Time courses is interview based, there are no specific points requirements.
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