Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice
The Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice is to designed to prepare learners to lead work with young people in a range of youth work settings. Youth work helps young people learn about themselves, others and society, through informal educational activities which combine enjoyment, challenge and learning. Youth workers work typically with young people aged between 11 and 25. Their work seeks to promote young people’s personal and social development and enable them to have a voice, influence and place in their communities and society as a whole.
The Level 3 Diploma is suitable if you have completed the Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice (which is required for those wishing to work as a JNC qualified Youth Support Worker) and wish to extend your knowledge of and skills in specialist subject
areas. This is for employees who deliver operational youth work and who undertake duties on their own initiative or who carry supervisory responsibility for small projects, such as one night a week clubs. Workers with these responsibilities will receive leadership and operational guidance from professionally qualified youth workers.