Course Description

Youth Work

Youth Work is a course run by Kerry College of Further Education & Training, Kerry. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 38 weeks. Youth Work gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate. For more information about Youth Work at Kerry College of Further Education & Training, please review the details below.

What will I study in this Youth Work course?


  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications Level 5 (5N0690)
  • Social Studies (5N1370)
  • Substance Use Issues For Youthwork (5N2176)
  • Understanding Youthwork
  • Working With Young People (5N1384)
  • Young People & Society (5N2002)
  • Understanding Community Development (5N1901)


Why should I apply?

This course is designed for those who would like to pursue a career in the youth and community sector, working with young people in a range of community-based settings. Focusing on young people, this course provides insight into topics including substance misuse, youth unemployment, homelessness and the impact of social media.

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Training ProviderKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Youth Work (5M4732)
Course Start Date09/09/2024
Course End Date30/05/2025
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsWhat are the entry requirements? Minimum Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Additional Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Course Code412014
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