This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Youth Work

Code

5M4732

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

09. Health and welfare > 2. Welfare > 2. Child care and youth services

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

22-10-2012

Review Date

31-12-2016

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the certificate specification for this award (see above) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N1366

Understanding Youthwork

5

15

5N1384

Working with Young People

5

15

5N2002

Young People and Society

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N0972

Customer Service

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 30 from the following component(s)

5N0777

Community Development Practice

5

15

5N1207

Occupational First Aid

5

5

5N1279

Human Growth and Development

5

15

5N1353

Youth Information Skills

5

15

5N1370

Social Studies

5

15

5N1371

Social Analysis

5

15

5N1834

Community Addiction Studies

5

15

5N1901

Understanding Community Development

5

15

5N2107

Criminology

5

15

5N2176

Substance Use - Issues for Youthwork

5

15

5N2668

Exercise and Fitness

5

15

5N2705

Care Provision and Practice

5

15

5N2708

Social Justice Principles

5

15

5N2709

Peer Education

5

15

5N4245

Safer Sex Negotiation Skills

5

15

5N4465

After School Support Skills

5

15

5N4646

Adventure Activities

5

15

5N4709

Community Arts Practice

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.