Practical Basic Youth Work Training

A suite of training modules across a range of youth work topics which give you a good foundation for working with young people.

Practical Basic Youth Work Training

A suite of training modules across a range of youth work topics which give you a good foundation for working with young people. These workshops are offered standalone or if you attend all 6 and complete accreditation, you can also receive a Ready for Youth Work certificate.

Child Protection Awareness

This interactive workshop aims to assist youth workers and volunteers with the implementation of a child protection policy and measures to consider when working with young people and adults that keep everyone safe from harm.
Duration: 3 hours

Emergency First Aid Awareness

This interactive session will introduce participants to a variety of skills that will assist them and

build confidence to deal with emergency first aid situations.
Duration: 3 hours

Youth Participation

This engaging workshop will look at what is youth participation, how young people can become involved in decision making and take active roles as young leaders or volunteers.
Duration: 2 hours

Programme Planning & Evaluation

This interactive session will give participants the skills to know how to design a programme with young people and look at different ways to evaluate the session helping to develop future programmes that are meeting their needs.
Duration: 2 hours

Team Building/ Leading Games

This fun, interactive session will build your skills to deliver team building sessions with young people and explore ways to encourage participation. You will participate in a range of practical activities which you can take back and use in your own youth setting. An appropriate space is required to run some of the team building activities and games.
Duration: 2–3 hours

Celebrating and recognising young people’s achievements

This fun, interactive session will build your understanding of the importance of recognising and celebrating young people’s achievements. It will build skills to deliver Youth Scotland’s Hi5 and Dynamic Youth Awards. You will participate

in a range of practical activities which you can take back and use in your own youth setting.
Duration: 2–3 hours

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Get in touch if you'd like to discuss any of these modules by calling 0131 554 2561 or emailing training@youthscotland.org.uk

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