Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice

Open Programme (Spring 2022, Tuesday evenings)

The Level 3 Certificate in youth work practice (15 credits) is made up of 4 units covering group work theory, as well as the planning, delivery and evaluation of a group work programme, in a youth work, ministry context. This Level 3 Certificate is accredited through OCN NI and is a competence-based qualification, which includes assessment of knowledge via a written portfolio, as well as observation of direct practice while delivering group work session(s) with young people in a youth work / ministry context.

Qualification Target Group

Those aged 18 years and over who have previously completed the Level 2 Certificate in youth work practice and who are currently working or volunteering in a youth work / ministry context, delivering group work programmes to young people, with guidance and support from another youth worker / line manager.

The delivery of this programme will be through an online platform. Observation of practice will take place in a learner’s own youth work / ministry context.


£150 per person

Delivery :

Online platform, to commence 1st February 2022.

For more information contact Karen

Tel:  028 9032 3217 or via email to Karen@youthlink.org.uk

Venue: Online.

Applications for this course open from 6th December 2021 to 27th January 2022.


Tuesday 1st February 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 8th February 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 15th February 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 22nd February 2022Tutorials – by arrangement with each learner
Tuesday 1st March 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 8th March 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 15th March 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 22nd March 2022Tutorials – by arrangement with each learner
Tuesday 29th March 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 5th April 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 26th April 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 3rd May 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 10th May 2022Tutorials – by arrangement with each learner
Tuesday 17th May 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 24th May 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 31st May 20227.00-9.00pm
Tuesday 7th June 2022Final submission date